Ruby Lee Boyd Green, 93, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 8, 2023.
Ruby was born March 23, 1930 in Quincy, West Virginia to Charles Donald and Grace Evelyn Paxton Boyd. She graduated from DuPont High School in 1948. A passionate singer, she sang in her high school chorus as well as on the Sunday Morning Hour Gospel Radio Show with her siblings Paul, Jim and Rene. She later spent many years singing at Socialville Baptist Church.
Ruby married Ralph Green in July, 1954. They started their family and moved to Mason, Ohio in 1965. Ruby joined Socialville Baptist Church where she was a member for 57 years.
Ruby loved God, music, family and friends. She will be remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing her as one of the most kind, selfless, humble and welcoming people they have known. Certainly she was greeted by her Lord with a sincere, “Well done, good and faithful servant.”
She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings Mable “Sis” Dixon, Donald “Jack” Boyd, Juanita Taylor, Lillian Cutright, Leonard Boyd, Wilford Boyd, Lorene “Rene” Guy, Robert “Shy” Boyd, Jennings “Jim” Boyd and Paul Boyd.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Ralph Green, daughters Patsy Sliger (Greg), Polly Green (David), Esther Green and son Richard Green; 6 grandchildren, Rick, Ellen, Jay, Evan, Hannah and Ethan; 7 great-grandchildren, Victoria, Jonah, Lucy, Ruby, Lilly, Mabry and Oliver; special nephew Kenneth Boyd (Mary), sister-in-law Nancy Boyd and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place on Monday, May 15, 2023 at Socialville Baptist Church, 5946 Socialville-Foster Road, Mason, OH 45040 from 11:00 am until the funeral service at 12:00 pm. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Socialville Baptist Church, 5946 Socialville-Foster Road, Mason, OH 45040 or Southwest Radio Ministries, P.O. Box 76834, Oklahoma City, OK 73147.