Stephen B. Robinson


BOLIVAR - Stephen B. Robinson 65 of 150 Olive St. passed away Friday August 14, 2015 in the Bradford Pa. Manor Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. Born January 3, 1950 in Olean, he was the son of Mervin “Les” and Lillian Neugent Robinson.

He was a graduate of the Richburg Central School class of 1968. Steve started his career in the grocery business following high school at the Market Basket Store Bolivar, and later at Loblaw’s Grocery Store Wellsville. Steve owned and operated two convenience stores in Obi and West Clarksville. He later was regional sales manager for Flickingers Food Distributing Co. He was also employed by Rick Bokman Inc. Olean as a salesman. Steve was well known in Bolivar for his landscaping business. Steve served his community as town supervisor for several terms. He was a member of Macedonia Lodge 258 F&AM Bolivar.

Surviving are five children; Kristen (Steve) Dibble Grand Island NY, Kimberly Stabley Niagara Falls NY, Anthony (Laura) Robinson Seattle WA, Adam Robinson Portville and Kaleigh Robinson Ft. Lauderdale FL. Also surviving is the love of his life Jody Allen Bolivar. In addition he is survived by ten grandchildren and one great-grandson, five brothers; Mervin “Butch” (Sharon) Robinson West Clarksville, Jeffrey (Marsha) Robinson Richburg, Thomas (Brenda) Robinson Richburg, David Robinson Richburg, Dean (Melody) Robinson Friendship and one sister Dawn Tompkins Salisbury N.C.

Friends may call at the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc. Bolivar on Wednesday August 19, 2015 from 4-7P.M. Funeral and Committal services will follow visitation at 7P.M. Pastor Kevin Palmitier of the Little Genesee First Seventh Day Baptist Church will officiate.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association 315 Alberta Dr. Suite 102 Amherst N.Y. 14226 or to American Parkinson Disease Association 135 Parkinson Ave. Staten Island N.Y 10305-1425.