December 13, 2013


NOV. 28, 1950 — DEC. 11, 2013

The Oskaloosa Herald


Clarence “Buck” Schwab, 63, of Moberly, Mo., and formerly of Oskaloosa, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at North Village Park in Moberly.

He was born Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1950, in Oskaloosa, the son of Marion F. and Georgia Gibson Schwab. Buck graduated from Oskaloosa High School. Following school, Buck worked various jobs one of which was working for his father at Farmer’s Cashway Lumber in Oskaloosa. On Sept. 20, 1991, Buck was united in marriage to Eileen Sorge in Oskaloosa; she died May 16, 2003. Buck always had a great love of animals and always had a dog. He also enjoyed country music and working on cars. Buck attended Sunday worship at Gateway Church of the Nazarene and he enjoyed attending Saturday Morning Men’s Prayer Group there also. He also enjoyed coffee time with his friends at Central Reformed Church. Buck moved to Moberly from Oskaloosa in 2011.

Buck is survived by a special aunt, Winifred Sheard, and many nieces and nephews; and a close friend, Mitt Williams.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; two sisters: Sandra Kay and Marsha Rust; and a brother: Stephen F. Schwab.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at 8:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room at Gateway Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Dave Childers officiating. Burial will be in the Old White Cemetery in Oskaloosa. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  Visitation will be Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until service time at 8:30 a.m.  at the Gateway Church of the Nazarene in Oskaloosa. A procession will form at 9:20 a.m. at the Church for those wishing to go to the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Buck’s family asks that memorials be made to the Buck Schwab Memorial Fund. 

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