Charles Edward “Buzz” Shaub, III passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family and loved ones, on Saturday, May 18, 2019. He was born on October 12, 1948, in Harrisburg, PA to Josephine Knebel Shaub and Charles Edward Shaub, Jr. After graduating from Fontana High School in Fontana, CA, he attended San Bernardino Valley College. Buzz was a Vietnam Combat Veteran, who served in the U.S. Army as a sniper from 1968 to 1970. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his valiant service. After leaving the Army, he worked alongside his father at Kaiser Steel Mill in Fontana, CA. He later joined Prime Group as a Sr. Project Manager, where he oversaw construction projects in five different states. After retiring in 2014, he worked part-time for Brown and White, Inc. as a Safety Officer. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing golf with friends, riding his motorcycles and working on various construction projects around the house. Buzz will be greatly missed and always remembered for showing his family and friends unconditional love.
He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Shaub, Jr., and his niece, Kelly Williams. He is survived by his wife of twenty years, Darlene Foreman Shaub, of Tucson, AZ; his mother, Josephine Shaub, and two sisters, Elaine Williams and Gail Munoz, all of Fontana, CA; his four children from oldest to youngest, Donald Shaub (Laura) of Apple Valley, CA, Denise Shaub (Rob) of Yucaipa, CA; David Shaub of Palm Springs, CA; and Christopher Shaub (Judith) of Apple Valley, CA. He is also survived by one niece, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
We will celebrate his life on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 7:00PM at Marana Mortuary Chapel in Marana, AZ. The burial service will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 9:45AM at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA. Burial arrangements are being handled by Arlington Mortuary in Riverside, CA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his name to the American Cancer Society.