Amos Edward Link Jr. departed this earthly life on Sunday, April 26, 2020, in Raleigh, North Carolina.
He was born on Sept. 26, 1946 in South Boston, Halifax County. He was the son of the late Gertrude Beatrice Lawson Link and the late Amos Edward Link Sr. He was a loving father, grandfather and brother.
He is survived by one daughter, Tracy Felicia Link of Raleigh, North Carolina; and one son, Shawn Link (Holly) of Toronto, Ontario; and one sister, Barbara Link Palmer (William) of Atlanta, Georgia. He also is survived by one granddaughter, Cierra Monet Link of Charlotte, North Carolina; four aunts, Otelia Brandon (Nowillis) of Semora, North Carolina, the Rev. Dr. Queen Cannon (William) of Burlington, North Carolina, Willoree Perry (Robert) of Durham, North Carolina and Anna Brayboy of South Boston; and two uncles, Nathaniel Lawson (Mary) of Durham, North Carolina and Anthony Lawson (Lisa) of Garner, North Carolina.
Amos attended the public schools of Halifax County and graduated from Mary M. Bethune High School in 1964. He continued his education at St. Augustines College in Raleigh, North Carolina and graduated with a BA degree in 1968.
He later earned a JD degree from the North Carolina Central University School of Law of Durham, North Carolina in 1972. Amos was licensed to practice law in Virginia and in North Carolina. He practiced law for 47 years.
Amos was a member of Wake Chapel Church in Raleigh, North Carolina and enjoyed helping the less fortunate financially. He was an avid golfer and loved to play as often as he could. He was a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Funeral arrangements are by Haywood Funeral Home Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina.
A private online family service was conducted by his aunt, the Rev. Dr. Queen Cannon.
A memorial service will be held at a later date due to health concerns with the COVID-19.
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