John P Stauffer
John Peter Stauffer, 84, passed away on August 26, 2018. He is the son of the late John and Mary Stauffer. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Annie Frances Riddick Stauffer.
A beloved and trusted husband, brother, friend, and mentor he was defined by his courage, strength, determination and a winning spirit. He served in the Korean Conflict, during that time he earned a black belt in Judo, and played football for the Tokyo Bulldogs. A native of south east Ohio he attended Ohio State University and later East Carolina University, playing football at both schools. He was very involved in hydroplane racing and car racing on an international level. At one time his hydroplane racing team held the world record in the Grand Prix division. John was a 50 year member of the Churchland 276 Masonic Lodge. John owned Stauffer Engineering Corporation for many years. He retired from AMADAS in Suffolk, VA.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday August 30, 2018 10 AM at the Riddick Family Cemetery in Hobbsville, NC. A visitation will be held on Wednesday August 29, 2018 from 5 to 7 PM at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk, VA. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.
R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434