Scott A. Link
August 13, 1971 ‒ May 06, 2019
Scott A. Link, 47 of Bradenton, Florida and formerly of Sunbury passed away Monday, May 6, 2019 following a brief illness.
He was born in Columbus on August 13, 1971 to Philip and Joyce (Doane) Link of Bradenton, Florida. A graduate of Buckeye Valley High School in 1988, he participated in FFA, soccer, and was a member of the football and his favorite baseball teams.
Scott served his Country during Operation Desert Storm as a member of the US Marine Third Division, Third Battalion Reconnaissance Force. Arriving nine days prior to the ground war staging for Desert Storm. He was a proud member of the first combat replacement Company in war history.
Over his career, he worked in auto sales, earning a number of accolades as a gifted salesman.
With a passion for horses, he was a dedicated member of the Sunbury Halter and Saddle 4-H Club and horse judge. That interest continued throughout his life, as his love for sports and baseball as an adult league team member.
He was a member of the Sunbury V.F.W., a fan of music, The Ohio State Buckeyes, and Florida State Gators, he also enjoyed cooking, anything seafood.
Along with his daughter, they enjoyed taking thrift store finds and recreating them into marketable treasures. Always thoughtful and endearing, he easily connected with all people. Genuine as well as gentle, he treasured time spent with his family, most especially his daughter.
In addition to his parents he is also survived by his daughter Payton Ann Link, sister Melissa Link of Columbus, brothers Michael (Patsy) Link of Ostrander, and Steven Link of Sunbury, as well as a host of friends.
Friends may call one hour prior to the 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 25th memorial services at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. St. Rt. 61 at St. Rt. 3, Sunbury, Ohio 43074, where Pastor Frank Carl will officiate and military honors will be provided by the honor guard of the Delaware County Vietnam Veterans Association.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Payton Link Education Fund, P. O. Box 238, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.