Robert C. Lusk

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 13 August 2023 at 12:00 pm

ALBION – Robert C. Lusk, 70, passed away August 11, 2023 at his home with loved ones by his side after a long courageous battle with cancer.  He was born February 22, 1953 in Brockport, a son of the late William and Lillian (Knapp) Lusk and had lived in this area all of his life.

Bob loved motorcycles, air shows and airplanes. He enjoyed going to Pine Hill Airport where he helped maintain the airplanes and volunteered at the numerous pancake breakfasts. He was very patriotic, artistic and loved music. He not only taught himself how to play guitar, but he taught others as well. He loved the nature and traveling, especially to PA where he enjoyed panning for gold.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Amy Lusk; and close friends, Gene and Joy Haines.

Bob is survived by his best friend and companion of 16 years, Deb Swanger; mother of his daughters, Patricia Lusk; daughters, Carrie (Jerod) Bias, Jennifer (Dan) Schildt and Melanie (Travis) McAdoo; grandchildren, Danny Schildt, Brandon Bias, Eddy (Miranda) Schildt, Christian (Josephine) Wolck, Karina Rotoli, Baileigh McAdoo and Ronin Bias; great-granddaughter, Emelia Schildt; step-father, Ed Knapp; siblings, Karen Mager, Lenore Fletcher and Ronald Lusk as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, 21 West Ave. in Albion on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. where his memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans, 14080 NY-31, Albion NY 14411

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