Funeral Monday for Lowcountry DJ Frankie 'The Big Bopper' Green

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Funeral services will be held Monday for Frankie Green.

The family of the popular disc jockey known to Lowcountry listeners as "The Big Bopper" held a visitation Sunday afternoon in Charleston.

Green, a Charleston native, died Wednesday at age 66.

Green's oldest daughter, Erica Green, spoke about his kindness and wellness to help others.

"His thing was to always try to do something for someone," Green said. "He was all about people. He would put everybody else's needs before his."

The funeral will take place Monday at 11 a.m. at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.

Green's fans tuned in every Saturday to Magic 107.3 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to hear his show, a mix of old school music and the blues and local stories and community information.

According to the station's website, Green, who was a Lowcountry entertainment personality for more than 40 years, received numerous awards including the Drum Major Award from President Barack Obama for his work in radio toward civic justice and his commitment to informing the community to get out and vote.

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