William Kenneth Link, Sr., formerly of Bloomfield, son of the late Jesse Oscar and Pearl Ada Walker Link, was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on August 25, 1927, and passed way at the St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas on January 4, 2017 at the age of 89 years, 4 months and 10 days.
He had lived in Lancaster, California and then returned to Bloomfield in 1974. He was a veteran of the U.S Air Force and had worked as an aircraft electronics inspector with NASA before he retired.
On October 3, 1976, he was married to Glenda “Toots” Cartwright Hardin in Las Vegas, Nevada. She preceded him in death on January 7, 2008.
Surviving are one son, William “Bill” Link of Dexter; two grandchildren & spouses, Beckie & James King of Sidney, Arkansas, Paul Link & Erin Creley of St. Albans, Vermont; two great grandchildren, Shelbie King of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Alan King of Sidney, Arkansas; one step-daughter, Cheryl Zimmerman of Dexter. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one son, Dale Link, a brother, Jesse Link and two sisters, Lois Capps and Marva Lou Rampley.
Friends may call on Saturday, January 7, 2017, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with of Bloomfield officiating.
Interment will be on Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.