Funeral services for former professional bass angler Ricky Green will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Hot Springs, Ark. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ruggles Wilcox Funeral Home in Arkadelphia, Ark.
Green, a 14-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier and 2005 inductee in the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame, died Sunday in Houston from an infection after receiving a lung transplant. He was 69.
In lieu of flowers, the Green family requests donations in Ricky Green’s name be made to the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame. Checks should be made payable to Bass Fishing Hall of Fame and accompanied by a note stating “Ricky Green Memorial.” Mail to: Bass Fishing Hall of Fame c/o Donald Howell, 361 Summit Blvd., Suite 210, Birmingham, AL 35243.