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- Published on 28 November 2012
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Funeral services for Roderick “Rod” Green, age 84 of Gilmer, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer with Rev. David Dumas officiating.
Burial was in the Hopewell Cemetery in Franklin County.
Mr. Green was born on May 2, 1928 in Rector, Ark., to Bon and Mae McIntosh Green. Mr. Green served in the U. S. Marines. He married Martha Sue Platt on Oct. 28, 1950. He was an owner-operator for E. L. Farmer Trucking, a member of NRA, and a member of the Longview Rifle and Pistol Club.
He died on Sunday, Nov. 25 in Mount Pleasant. He was preceded in death by his wife.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Cathy Green of Mount Pleasant and Larry and Sharon Green of Gilmer; a daughter, Debbie Green of Gilmer; four grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.