Mr. Green was a resident of Bernie, a member of the Sunnyvale Baptist Church in Malden and a member of the Dexter Kiwanis Club.
Rodney grew up on a farm three miles west of Malden. He was a 1972 graduate of Malden Senior High School. He obtained his college education at Southeast Missouri State University and Arkansas State University. He completed the Nebraska School of Banking program in 1978 and completed the Graduate School of Banking of the South in 1988.
He began his banking career as an officer with the State Bank of Bernie in 1976. In 1992 he was named the Bernie manager for First Community Bank. In 2002, he was promoted to senior vice president and named the Malden Bank manager. In 2003, he was then promoted to president of the Malden branch of the First Community Bank. He currently was the president of the First State Bank and Trust in Dexter.
On June 17, 2005 he was united in marriage to Mary Hueckel Ward at Essex. Mrs. Green survives of their home in Bernie.
Besides his wife and parents he is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Valerie and husband Chad Crow of Sikeston and Jennifer and husband Daniel Neuhaus of Dexter; one step-son, Dustin Ward of Kennett; one sister and brother-in-law, Linnie Harris and husband Max of Jackson; and three grandchildren, Karsyn, Carter and Chloe.
Visitation was held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Monday, June 13, 2011 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Steve Fitzpatrick and Rev. Martin Goode officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bethany Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Rodney Green Scholarship Fund c/o Chad Crow at Progressive Farm Credit Services, 1110 North Main, Sikeston, Mo. 63801.