October 15, 1947 ~ April 12, 2021

Born in: Scranton, PA
Resided in: Dacula, GA

Robert Paul “Bob” Zukusky of Dacula, Georgia, and Bradenton, Florida, joined our Lord Jesus in Heaven on April 12, 2021 at the age of 73.

Bob was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania to Edward F. and Eva Randis Zukusky. He was a graduate of Scranton Central HIgh School, Johnson School of Technology and Rochester Institure of Technology.

He served in the United States Army with the 101st Airborne where he was deployed to Vietnam for 2 tours as a helicopter courier. Bob later became an IT systems analyst and during his long career he worked for Mack Truck, American Cyanamid, EDS, Anacomp, JDA and RPE with clients including Dicks sporting goods, michael kors, Lu Lu Lemon, and many others where he formed long lasting friendships and traveled to Australia, Phillipines, Brazil and Russia. Bob won numerous awards and recognition throughout his career for his dedication and professionalism.

Bob was an avid sports fan and greatly enjoyed watching the Pittsburg Penguins, Penn State, NY Yankees and Atlanta Braves as well as proudly watching his two sons play baseball, basketball, football and ice hockey. He enjoyed tennis, basketball, running and racquetball in his younger days and especially loved to play golf. Bob’s tremendous sense of humor always kept his friends, co-workers and family buoyant in good times and bad and remarkably, he never complained throughout his lengthy, debilitating illness.

Traveling was a large part of Bob’s life and he was able to take his sons on many of his journeys, most notably trips to the West coast and Europe. His favorite trips with his wife Nancy were to the Dry Tortugas, Florida Keys, and Marco and Sanibel Islands. Bob loved spending time with his family and was a deeply loved husband, father and grandfather.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Edward F. and Eva Randis Zukusky.

He is survived by his wife Nancy Youngblood Zukusky, his sons Matthew Zukusky and Joseph Zukusky, daughter in law Devon Zukusky, sister Ruth Donnelly, brother in law Pete Donnelly, brother Edward Zukusky, sister in law Dianne Zukusky, nephew Michael Zukusky, granddaughter Kayla Zukusky, grandson Jaden Zukusky and many beloved extended family in Sarasota Florida. And by his much loved dog Nicky.

Bob will be deeply missed by his family, friends and co-workers and all that knew him.

Special thanks to NGMC Braselton and NGMC Hospice for their loving care.

Online condolences may be expressed at: www.wagesandsons.com

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  1. Nancy and family….
    So very sorry to hear about Bob. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    He had a busy and fulfilled life and I know he enjoyed every minute of it. May his
    memories be with you and console all of you at this time. I am here for all of you if needed.

    • CandleImageThank you so much (belatedly) for your condolences left here Kay (I finally figured out how to post the replies) That was really kind of you. Nancy

  2. CandleImageSo very sorry to hear about Bob. I only just found out this morning. We worked together on multiple projects at JDA. He was such a good person to work with. To look at him he was this big tall bear of a man but when you talked to him you found out he had the heart of a softie. He loved his boys and talked proudly of them many a time when we worked together. He was a good mentor to me and always helped steer me in the right direction on the projects we worked on. He will be missed. Sending all of you my heartfelt condolences. May his soul rest in peace and the Lords eternal light shine up on him.

    • Thank you so very much Melissa. We appreciate it so much! Bob’s work friends were very special to him–he enjoyed you guys tremendously. Thank you for leaving such a kind remembrance. Nancy

  3. I am so saddened to hear about Bob. As Mellissa, I just found out about his passing this morning. My wife, Andrea, and I both had the pleasure of working with Bob. He is in our thoughts!

    Rest in peace old friend!

    • CandleImageThank you so much Roland, Bob mentioned you often and we greatly appreciate your kind words. His work friends meant the world to him and he sincerely enjoyed you! Many Thanks, Nancy

  4. I am so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Bob was an integral partner in the success of our IT group at Michael Kors but more importantly considered a friend who was always positive and incredibly generous with his time and humor. Bob will be greatly missed and I extend my deepest condolences.

    • How very kind, we greatly appreciate that Emanuele. He truly enjoyed you all at Michael Kors and it was a special time for him. Thank you so much, Nancy

  5. I am very saddened to hear about Bob’s passing. I am an RPE associate who teamed up with him on many projects at Michael Kors and built a great repour with him. He was always the first one in the office in the morning, beating me in at 6:30 AM. He lightened up the mood with his unique sense of humor. My condolences to his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.

    • CandleImageThank you so very much Jack, for sharing your remembrances–we appreciate it more than you’ll ever know. Yes, he always tried to get to the office early to beat the traffic. His sense of humor kept us all going and the void he leaves is so vast. With much appreciation, Nancy

  6. Bob will be greatly missed I enjoyed working with him at JDA. He was one of a kind. My heart goes out to you Nancy and boys

    • CandleImageThank you so very much Cheryl, I can’t tell you how much it means to us to hear from Bob’s work friends–you’all were so special to him! With much appreciation, Nancy

  7. I only found out this morning. Such a sad loss. I had the pleasure of working with Bob for many years at JDA and spent lots of time on the road with him. He was a gentleman and always talked about how proud he was of his family. I’m a better person for knowing him. Nancy, please accept my condolences.

    • CandleImageThank you so very much John! You were mentioned often by Bob and I remember meeting you at Chateau Elan dinner. Bob’s JDA friends really meant a lot to him and he enjoyed you greatly. Thanks very much for your remembrances and condolences. Nancy

  8. I just learned now and am saddened. Bob was such a kind soul and I learned so much from him in my time at JDA. He cared. I extend my condolences.

    • CandleImageThank you so much Chris, we really appreciate you remembering Bob to us. He did care greatly–his work friends meant more to him than you’ll ever know. Thank you for your condolences, it would have really made Bob so happy! Nancy

  9. CandleImagePlease accept my deepest condolences. I was very sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. He was a great person. I had the pleasure of sharing time with him while we both worked at JDA where he showed great professionalism and I enjoyed his great sense of humor. He will be miss.

    • CandleImageThank you so very much Eduardo, you were a really good friend to Bob over the years and he enjoyed you and your great sense of humor so much. Thank you greatly for your condolences and remembering Bob to us in this special way. I hope you and your family are doing well. With much appreciation, Nancy

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