Robert L. Green

Born: Fri., Apr. 19, 1946
Died: Tue., Jul. 16, 2013

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Robert Lee Green "Bob-Rock", son of Dea. William Green and the late Clara Graves Green was born April 19, 1946 in Jasper County, South Carolina. He was the third of five children.
He received his formal education in the Jasper County public school system.
Robert was employed as a carpenter and worked in construction for many years. Robert had a passion for cooking and barbequeing, preparing his special maccaroni and cheese dish, and signature barbeque sauce. He enjoyed cooking for his family and the community.
On December 23, 1968, Robert married Ada Mae Parker, and the union was blessed with three children.
Robert also had a passion for singing gospel music. He sang with his father and brothers for more than 50 years in the family group called "The Green Brothers"; and was awarded "The Best Lead Singer" by the LCAPA Organization. Robert and the Green Brothers recorded several records, in which he was known for his popular recordings of "Sinner Man", "This Old Building", "When You Pray, Pray Right"; and his favorite, "I Believe I'll Run On to See What the End is Going to Be". Robert sang every chance he got, even when his breathing wasn't strong.
On Monday, July 16, 2013, Robert answered that call, and went home to be with the Lord. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Green, Jr.
Robert leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Ada
Mae Green; two daughters, Roslyn (George) McClennon and Joyce (Perry) Duncan, both of Tarboro, SC; his daughter-in-law, Monica (Kelvin) Mack; ten grandchildren, Brittany, Courtney, Marcquis and Destiny McClennon, Brian Rhodes, Dontray Strait, Lundyn Duncan, and Ashley, Breanna and Daniell Mack; one great granddaughter, Bre'Yana Brown; three brothers, Dennis (Gussie) Green, Jerry Sheftall, both of Tillman, SC, and Frank (Sandra) Green of Tarboro, SC; one sister, Willie Mae (Odell) Hood of Fort Lauderdale, FL; four sisters-in-law, Betty (Bishop James) Jackson, Janie (Jessie) Williams, Retha Gray and Carolyn Parker, all of Tarboro, SC; five brothers-in-law, Clarance (Rose) Parker, Sharry (Dell) Parker, Willie (Ernestine) Parker, all of Tarboro, SC, and Kenneth (Shirley)Parker of Hardeeville, SC and Mr. & Mrs. James Williams of Garnett, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was 1pm Monday, July 22, 2013 at Church of God of Prophecy in Tarboro, SC. Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home of Ridgeland.

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