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Charles Wyatt Link Sr.

December 24, 1932 — June 10, 2023



Charles W. Link Sr, 90, of Asheboro passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Randolph Hospice House, Asheboro, North Carolina.

Charles was born in Salisbury, North Carolina, on December 24, 1932, to Walter Lee and Oralene Jarrett Link.

Charles was a graduate of Boyden High School which later became Salisbury High School and was class president, then followed with two years of college education. He married the love of his life Carolyn Elliott in 1951 and have remained together for 72 years.

Mr. Link worked for B.B. Walker Shoe Company for about 40 years in sales and sales management. The latter part of his career he was Vice President of sales for Kayser Roth. Upon retirement he could be found volunteering at Randolph Hospital, where he was a past volunteer of the year recipient and 23 years of volunteer service. Charles was most noted for his devotion to his loving wife and family.

Charles was a distinguished role model to his family, more specifically his boys remember their dad’s teachings of Christian values and how to be successful in being a good husband and father. Charles was a good Christian man who never met a stranger and was always willing to help others and would put others first.

Charles believed that his family was a priority. He enjoyed being outdoors, and working in his yard, feeding, and watching the birds. He loved the beach and Duke Basketball. His prized accomplishment was being a caregiver to his wife Carolyn and his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Oralene Link, his daughter Deborah Dawn Link,

Two brothers and One sister.


He is survived by his wife Carolyn of the home, sons: Charles “Chuck” Link Jr. (Wanda) of Fort Mills, SC,

David Link (Jane) of Indian Trail, NC, and Jeff Link (Sonja) of Greenville, NC, 9 Grandchildren and 14 Great- Grandchildren.


The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM at Central Church, 300 S. Main St., Asheboro, NC 27203.  A Funeral Service will follow from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, 1134 S. Main St., Salisbury, NC 28144.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Randolph Health Volunteer Services c/o Jill Coffer 364 White Oak Street Asheboro, North Carolina 27203


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