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Olanders Jay Rufus Robinson

September 30, 1938 — May 8, 2024

Greenville

Mr. Olanders J. Rufus Robinson, 85, of Greenville, South Carolina, husband of Katherine Williams Robinson of fifty-eight years, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at his residence. Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Nathaniel and Lealer Rice Robinson.

Surviving, in addition to his wife:  four daughters, Kathy (Jimmie) Suber of Oxford, GA, Crissy (Tyrone) McDonald of Columbia, SC, Patricia (Randy) Kinard of Clinton, SC and Reginia (Sam) Moses of Clinton, SC; three sons, Jarome Robinson of Greenville, SC, Ronald (Patricia) Swindler of Clinton and Bobby (Cheri) Swindler of Greenville, SC; special nephew, Lamont ( Georgette) Johnson; one sister, Georgia Mae Caldwell of Enoree, SC ; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.

 Funeral Services: Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 1:00pm, at Watkins Garrett & Woods Mortuary, with interment in Greenville Memorial Gardens. 

 

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Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary

1011 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC 29605

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Interment

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Greenville Memorial Gardens

7784 Augusta Road, Piedmont, SC 29673

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