Link, Dorsey D.

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link_dorsey_dDorsey D. Link, 82, of Narrows, departed this life Friday morning, December 31, 2010 at his home. Born in Pembroke on October 5, 1928, he was a son of the late Estil William and Mary Ashley Link. He had been employed at the Celanese Plant at Narrows in the cafeteria for over fifty-one years. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Randy Link, his grandson, Neal Link, his granddaughter, Elizabeth Neff, and his sisters, Peggy Dowdy and Tootsie Merrix. He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Vonnie Rakes Link; his daughters Carolyn Link and Mary Davis, of Pembroke; his stepchildren, Ken and Kaye Rakes, of Narrrows, Bill and Barbara Rakes, of Roanoke, Jim and Janet Rakes, of Blacksburg; his grandchildren, Jason Link and Jessica Bowles, of Narrows, Bruce Davis, of Riner, Tiffanie and Kenny Epperly of Pearisburg, Crystal Davis and Jason Paul of Radford; his great-grandchildren, Jaylyn Bowles, Cheyenne Epperly, Elijah Paul; and a special nephew and family, Jackie Link, Dedra, and Murdock. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with burial following in the Fillinger Cemetery at Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Online condolences may be sent by visiting