- Last Updated on 07:45 AM 06/17/13
Mr. Willie Henry Link Jr. of South Boston died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Duke University Hospital at the age of 57.
Mr. Link was born in Halifax County on Aug. 29, 1955 to Mr. Willie Eugene Link and Mrs. Nannie Odessa Murphy Link. He was a member of Mayo Grove Baptist Church and a former member of Word of Faith Christian Church of Durham, N.C.
Mr. Link is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Rashawn Kent, and husband Antron of Durham, N.C; one son, Mr. Terry Clay, and wife Brandi of Durham, N.C.; four grandchildren; his parents, Mr. Willie Eugene Link and Mrs. Nannie O. Murphy Link; two sisters, Mrs. Bonnie Carrington and Mrs. Deloris Faye Green, both of South Boston; three brothers, Mr. Barry Link of Durham, N.C., Mr. Michael Link and Mr. Harold Link, both of South Boston; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Debra Link and Mrs. Tracy Link; one brother-in-law, Mr. Robert Green; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Mr. Link was preceded in death by one sister, Mrs. Barbara Jean Link Cunningham.
Funeral services for Mr. Willie Henry Link Jr. will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Mayo Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Lawrence Wilkerson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday at the church. Public viewing for family and friends will be one hour prior to service.
Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.