November 6, 1940 ~ April 27, 2016
In as much as it has pleased All Mighty God, in his infinite wisdom to call from this life Roosevelt F. D. Green we bow in humble submission giving praise and thanksgiving for his life.
Earthly life for Roosevelt "Rudy" Green, began November 6, 1940 on Jericho Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Jonas "Big Man" Green and Janie Fields Green. On Wednesday April 27, 2016 at 8:21pm Rudy made his transition to heaven above for eternal rest.
Roosevelt(Rudy) received his early education at Robert Smalls High School in Beaufort, South Carolina. He attended broadcasting and engineering school in New York City and later attended San Antonio College where he he received his Real Estate License.
Roosevelt(Rudy) was a faithful servant to the Lord and when we couldn't find him he would be at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church doing something. He remained an active member until his health wouldn't allow it, but always wanted to keep up with the goings on at the church. He was a faithful and dedicated Deacon, a World-Class Greeter known to everyone as The Candy Man, a teacher for the Memorial church school class, an Antioch Church School Teacher and worked with the Food Bank.
Roosevelt(Rudy) loved his music Blues, R&B, Gospel and even Rap. He always had the music loud at home or in the car and we would have to tell him to turn it down! (lol). Dad started his career in music at various radio stations, WJMO in Cleveland, OH where he hosted many musical and sports events including Mohammed Ali fights, The Bar-Kays, The Ojay's, Johnny Guitar Watson, The Whispers, Earth Wind and Fire, Jackson 5, he also babysat Michael Jackson, He has been mentioned in many publications such as: Promoter Don Kings, "Only in America" book, Ebony, Essence and Jet magazines for his work with various artist and his contributions to his community. He spent a little time in Beaumont, TX at KALO where he did his thing; then on to KAPE in San Antonio where he hosted "The Rudy Green Show". He came to San Antonio to show them how it's done!!!!! After his broadcasting days, Roosevelt (Rudy) opened his clubs "The Web, Club Zapp and finally Primetime. "There's always a good time at PrimeTime" and "What time is it!?!, it's Prime Time!!!!
After the Radio and Club days Roosevelt (Rudy) dedicated himself to the Lord full time, No half stepping for the Hammer. He also worked part time at Enterprise Car Rental, he had to keep busy.
Rudy was welcomed to his heavenly home by his parents; his son Franklin Green; siblings, Silas Green, Maude Green Dortch, Benjamin Green, Pearl Mae Green Gilbert, Fred Green, Samuel Green and Leah Green Carter.
Those left to cherish his memories are his children; Doreen Y. Green (San Antonio), Franklin Green(deceased), Barry K. Green Sr.(New Jersey), and Rev. Kevin J. Green (Houston). Grandchildren: Sharde Y. Smith (San Antonio), Barry K Green Jr (Pennsylvania), Paula A. Green (New Jersey); Keith, Kevin and Keenan Green (New Jersey). Siblings: Jonas Green Jr (Beaufort, SC). He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends that he loved so very much.
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