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Gerald Zink

April 28, 1940 — March 29, 2020

Gerald W. Zink, 79, of Mt. Vernon passed away at his home on March 29, 2020. Gerald was born on April 28th, 1940 in Burnett, Texas the son of James and Nora (Schopf) Zink. Gerald is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn (Culley) Zink.

Gerald is a Vietnam veteran serving in the United States Army and a member of the American Legion. He worked at the Country Mark Refinery before retiring after almost 30 years. He also pumped wells for several years in addition to working at the refinery. He loved working in the yard, fishing, and spending time with his wife, Carolyn.

In addition to his wife Gerald is also survived by his son, Steve (Susan) Zink; grandson, Austin Zink; sister Peggy (Richard) Knight; aunt, Nancy Renschler; nieces and nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by brothers, James “Buster” and Marion Ray Zink.

No services will be held at this time. The Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon oversees the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be left to the Posey County Humane Society. Online Condolences may be left to at

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