Paul R. Stuckey
January 16, 1929 – January 8, 2020
Paul R Stuckey died peacefully at Nebraska Methodist Hospital on January 8, 2020 in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 90.
Paul is survived by his sons, David Stuckey (Lorna) and Douglas Stuckey (Elaine); grandchildren, Chris Stuckey (Stacy), Megan Guthrie (Robert) and Victoria Stuckey; great-grandchildren: Carter Stuckey, Colton and Cassidy Stuckey, Jada Guthrie; stepson, Tim Legenza. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Henry Stuckey; grandmother, Emma (Goerig) Stuckey, parents, Paul F. Stuckey and Ruby (Dakan) Stuckey; wives, Rita (Bailey) Stuckey and Margaret (Legenza) Stuckey; and stepdaughter, Chris Legenza.
Paul was born on January 16, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from technical high school (1947) in Omaha, NE. After high school he moved to San Jose California and worked at a fence manufacturing company learning machinist skills. He returned to Omaha NE, then was drafted into the army and served in Korea (a lot of Pheasant hunting there), after returning from Korea he worked for Sperry Vickers in Omaha for 40 plus years as a supervisor.
Paul was active in the Omaha Sports Club (a past president) helped organize the Omaha Sports Club annual picnics in Florence (north Omaha), he loved Boating and water skiing at Desoto bend recreation area and in the Lake of the Ozarks, snow skiing in Colorado, hanging out with friends at his trailer on the Missouri river over the weekends and in the early 60’s rebuilt an Aeronica Champ airplane in our garage which he kept at the Weeping Water Airport.
Paul was a great father, teacher and Mentor to his sons, teaching them Mechanical, Machinist and ethical skills, Dave and Doug have fond memories of their dad helping them rebuild cars and car engines. Paul always talked about the fond memories of the Keystone Neighborhood where we grew up, always talking about the shenanigans that went on in the Neighborhood when we were kids.
VISITATION and Luncheon: Sunday, January 12th from 12 noon to 2pm, at the West Center Chapel. All are welcome to celebrate Paul’s life. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Nebraska Humane Society.
The family would like to thank New Cassel Assisted living and Nebraska Methodist Hospital for their care and dedication and also the friends that would call or visit him at New Cassel.