MITCHELL, Melvin E. "Bubba"\nAge of 87 of Horseheads, NY passed away peacefully at the Bath VA Medical Center on Thursday morning, October 13, 2011. He was born May 19, 1924 in Central City, PA a son of the late George and Christina Seese Mitchell. Melvin worked as a welder for American LaFrance and served his country honorably in WWII with the US Navy. Melvin was pre-deceased by his wife Joan Stonemetz Mitchell. His is survived by his son, Robert Mitchell; daughters, Sherry Mitchell and Shirley Mitchell; grandchildren, Adam, Travis, Jessi, Terry, Joey, Heather and Amber, several nieces, nephews, cousins and a special thank you to Ellie Phelps for being there in his last years. We'll never forget you dad! Relatives and friends will be received at Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St., Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Monday, October 17, 2011 from 12PM-1PM. Funeral Services will follow at 1PM. Melvin will be laid to rest along side his wife, Joan at Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads with full military honors. Condolences and words of comfort may be expressed at Melvin's book of memories at www.sullivansfuneralhome.com.