Charles "Chub" Robshaw, 79, died Aug. 18, 2013, at Flagler Hospital. Born Nov. 26, 1933, to the late Charles V. and Ila (Carpenter) Robshaw, he was a native and lifelong resident of St. Augustine, Fla., graduating from Ketterlinus High School in 1953.
Chub retired from the National Park Service. For 26 years, he was a park ranger at the Castillo de San Marcos. He was very knowledgeable and passionate about his work at the old fort and enjoyed sharing stories and history with anyone who shared his interest. Carpentry work, gardening and square dancing were some other activities that he enjoyed. Chub was the past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge No. 829 and was a member of the Jaycees, Horseman"s Club, the Florida Growers Association and also the past president of the Ancient City Square Dancers.
Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at Anastasia Baptist Church, the Rev. Dr. Walter West, pastor, officiating. The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. until time of services in the church. Flowers are gratefully declined and those wishing to make a contribution can do so in Chub"s memory to the Bailey Center for Caring, c/o Community Hospice or to their favorite charity.
Chub is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Carolyn (Hunter) Robshaw, his sons: Michael "Rocky" (Andrea), Kenny (Kay), Billy (Phyllis), Jimmy (Kim), Danny (Jill); and his daughter, Melissa (Timmy) Connor; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Chub was a loving, caring and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to all who knew him. He will be dearly missed.
Craig Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.