Robert Eugene Link
December 27, 1936 ‒ November 29, 2018
Robert Eugene Link, 81, of Galena passed away comfortably at his home on Thursday evening, November 29, 2018.
He was born on December 27, 1936 in Delaware County to the late Raymond and Anna Lucille (Mooney) Link and left high school early to proudly serve his country as a member of the United States Army.
Robert drove truck for E.A. Schlairet, Western Auto, Advanced Auto and Kroger’s. A longtime member of the Knights of Pythias, Robert was an avid fan of the Ohio State University and he enjoyed watching all sports. He especially liked watching NASCAR. He enjoyed spending time outdoors doing whatever he could including gardening. He also was an exceptional woodworker, loved kids and spending time with his family.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of almost 40 years, Inis Ann (Mullins); children, Robert E. (Kathy) Link Jr. of Tonganoxie, Kansas, William D. (Marsha) Link of Delaware, Brenda (Kent) Manley of Radnor, Bryon (Peggy) Link of Delaware, Vanessa (Chuck) Chappelear of Radnor, and Wesley McCoy of Alabama; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; brother, Phillip (Joyce) Link of Bradenton, Florida; 2 sisters, Nancy (Fred) Stults of Delaware and Nita (Ron) Teeter of Madison, Wisconsin; sister-in-law, Joan Matlack of Delaware; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his brother John Link.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. A reception will follow the service in the Snyder-Rodman Community Room.
Contributions in Roberts’ memory may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children by visiting firstname.lastname@example.org
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran and his family.
To share a fond memory of Robert or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com