Oliver Elwood Robinson III of Ocean City passed on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Ollie was born on April 22, 1938 in Chester, Pa. He was the oldest son of Oliver Elwood Robinson, Jr. and Dorothy Simmons Robinson. They both preceded him in death.

Ollie was raised in Springfield, Pa. and graduated from Springfield High School in 1955. He attended Washington College in Chestertown, Md. and graduated with a Bachelors in Science degree in 1960. Ollie lettered as a cross country runner and he was the manager of the basketball team. He also belonged to the Kappa Alpha fraternity. 

Upon graduation he worked for National Cash Register as a regional salesman. He then went to Cambridge to teach high school math. He taught in Rehoboth Beach and Pittsville as well.  After 10 years of teaching he turned his interest to owning a small business in Ocean City. Ollie’s Pub was a well-known beer and wine store especially among the locals and the workers at Phillips Crab House on 21st Street. He owned and operated that business for many years until he retired. Ollie enjoyed gardening, canning, reading and traveling in his van all over the country.  

He is survived by his four children, Mike Robinson, Kim Ewing (Rick), Tara French (Mike), Sara Sifford; 11 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; his brother Jeff Robinson; and sister Jackie Lethomon (Robert).  

Interment will be held privately. Donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation or the American Parkinson’s Disease Association.