Monday, April 18, 2022
Southern Nevada Veteran's Memorial Cemetery
1900 Veterans Memorial Drive
Boulder City, Nevada, United States
Obituary of Rodrick Duran Green
March 4, 1949- March 25, 2022 Rodrick “Rod” Duran Green, age 73 of Las Vegas, Nevada peacefully passed away on March 25th, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. with several of his children at his side. Rod had been fighting Stage 4 Prostate and other related cancers. Rodrick was born on March 4,1949 in Glendale, California. Rod spent the first part of his childhood growing up in Duarte, California before moving to Las Vegas with his family. Rod graduated from Western High School in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1967. For several years, Rod helped his father with the operations of their dry cleaner business DUO Cleaners on Las Vegas Boulevard. In 1969, he joined the United States Army and served honorably in the Vietnam War. Upon his return to Las Vegas, he worked a few more years in the dry-cleaning business and then decided to transition to the Teamsters Union where he enjoyed a long career in the beverage industry. Rod is survived by his sister Beatrice, daughters Nicole and Yvette, and son Joseph. Rod also has 3 grandchildren…Savannah, Sydney, and Colton. Rod enjoyed hobbies of camping, ATV riding, live music, and NASCAR. He also enjoyed cruising and going on family vacations with the grandkids and camping with his son and lifelong friends in Utah. Rod was a proud grandfather, aka “Papa”. Family meant the world to him, and he took pride in his children and grandchildren’s accomplishments. Family and friends are invited to attend Rod’s funeral on Monday, April 18th, 2022, at 8 am. The service will be held at The Southern Nevada Veteran Memorial Cemetery at 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City, NV 89005. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org) and/or Nevada Hand (www.nevadahand.org)
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3975 S Durango Dr Ste 104
Las Vegas, NV 89147
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