Gerald "Jerry" Melvin Link, 79, of Mesa del Caballo, died March 23, 2001, in Mesa del Caballo. He was born May 25, 1921, in Alto, Mich.
Mr. Link was a U.S. Customs inspector, and he retired in 1985. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and also was a missionary in Mexico.
Survivors include his wife, Lucy Link, of Mesa del Caballo; one son, Danny Link of Double Adobe, Ariz.; one daughter, Judy Price of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; three step-children, Carl Fredrickson of Laguna Niguel, Calif., Ruth Peters of Littleton, Colo. and David Fredrickson of Sacramento, Calif.; one brother Larry Link of Caledonia, Mich; two sisters, Shirley Jousma of Bradenton, Fla. and June Stevens of Caledonia, Mich.; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Faye and Myrna Link, first wife, Verda Link, son, Jerry David Link and brother and sister-in-law, Don and Kay Link.
Visitation was held March 26.
Services were held today (Tuesday, March 27) at Ponderosa Baptist Church.
Interment was at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park.
Donations, may be made to Ponderosa Baptist Church, 1103 N. Beeline, Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.