LINN VALLEY — Robert Delmar “RD” Green, Jr., 83, passed away Jan. 6, 2012 at his home in Linn Valley.
A memorial service is scheduled 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 at Hillside Community Lutheran Church, 800 S Webster, Spring Hill. Memorial contributions may be made to the Great Bend Humane Society.
Condolences may be expressed at www.brucefuneralhome.com.
Robert was born April 21, 1928 in Abilene, Texas to Robert Delmar Green, Sr. and Jessie (Milner) Green. He grew up in Texas where he graduated from Olney, Texas High School. RD was a professional baseball player in 1946-1947 for the Brooklyn Dodgers and St. Louis Browns. He married Patricia “Pat” Marie Hickel Oct. 21, 1966 in Great Bend.
RD worked for 38 years as a salesman for Marmie Motors, Great Bend, retiring in 2004. At that time, he and Pat moved to Linn Valley to be near family. He enjoyed fishing and watching football. RD will be dearly missed by family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Pat of the home; children Rex and Karen Green, Houston, Texas; Charles and Florence Green, San Clarita, Calif.; Bradley Green, Sr. and Martha Green, Spring Hill; special family members Claudia Bremer, Jacqueline Rodelas, Yolanda Dolezal and Jony Paez; brother Billy M. and Mary Helen Green, Snyder, Texas; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bruce Funeral Home *
Spring Hill Chapel
P.O. Box 192
Gardner, KS, 66030
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune Jan. 8, 2012