Matthew G. Kauffman, 35, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md., after battling kidney failure and heart disease for over a year.
He was born in Salisbury, Md., on April 10, 1983, son of the late Gregory Smith and the late Retha Kauffman. He was a graduate of Indian River High School.
Kauffman loved children, enjoyed being outside, playing softball and was an avid Redskins fan. He will be greatly missed.
In addition to his parents, Retha Kauffman and Gregory Smith, he was preceded in death by his grandfather, Raymond Mitchell. He is survived by his fiancé, Cindy Dunston; their daughter, Victoria Dunston, and her fiancé, Martha Wright, and their three children, Kaylee, Jesse, Jr., and Kiley Wright. three children from a previous marriage, whom he loved very much, McKenzie, Macy and Michael; his maternal grandmother, Hilda Mitchell; two brothers, Brian Cyskosky and Tony Lathbury; two sisters, Courtney Smith and an uncle, Robert Kauffman.
The family will host a gathering and celebration of life at a later date. Flowers can be sent to 30537 Track Ln.; Dagsboro, DE 19939.
Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.