After his military service, Green followed the rodeo circuit, riding bulls until he retired in 1974. He then turned to calf roping in the rodeo circuit. He retired from the rodeo in 1992.
He was born to Levy “Shorty” and Thelma “Buttercup” Green.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carrie Green; and one sister, Judy G. Brown.
Survivors include stepchildren Dorothy Daywood of Norman, Okla., Doris Elizondo of San Antonio, Henry Garcia of Bailey, Colo., and Steve Garcia of Garland; two sisters, Lois Shaw of Kerrville, and Edith Fox of Refugio; three brothers, Michael Green of Kerrville, the Rev. Ronald Green of Victoria, and Billy Ray Green of Refugio; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, June 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 1 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church.
Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery.