John David Muzika, 50, of Clermont, FL passed away at his home on August 18, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on January 19, 1964 in Orlando, FL. He married Jennifer Shaw on June 27, 1998 in Orlando, FL and she survives.
Surviving are his wife, Jennifer and son, Zachary, age 12. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Arlene Shaw of Canton, IL and three nieces and one nephew.
John grew up in Orlando. He worked for Suntrust Bank for almost twenty years before going back to school and making a career change. He became a licensed Mental Health Therapist and was a Lead Therapist for Lifestream Behavioral Center, impacting the lives of many children and families for more than five years. John’s longtime passion was bowling and he had previously bowled with the Professional Bowlers Association. He had also been active with the Boy Scouts of America as a Cub Scout Den leader. As a graduate and alumni of the University of Central Florida, he was an avid Knights fan.
Services will be held at 11:00am Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church, located in downtown Orlando at 123 East Livingston St. Services will be conducted by Pastor Milan Weerts. Following the service on Saturday, family and friends will gather in the Fellowship Hall at the church for a luncheon.