Linda Eder


Mrs. Linda Marie Eder, 73, wife of the late Robert Lee Eder Sr. and a resident of Cape Charles, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at her residence. A native of Cape Charles, she was the daughter of the late Charles Edward Gray and the late Mary Ella Davis Gray. She was a retired toll collector for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and loved cross-stitching, crocheting, and gardening.

She is survived by two sons, Billy O’Leary and his husband, Paul, of Norfolk, and Robert Eder Jr. and his wife, Wendy, of Cape Charles; seven grandchildren, Hannah, Ethan, Savannah, Ella, Caleb, Charlotte, and Isaiah; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted Monday, January 23, 2023, at 1 p.m. at Cape Charles Cemetery with the Rev. Jeff Conrow officiating. Family will join friends at Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home Monday morning from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

In lieu of f lowers, memorials may be made to Cape Charles Rescue Service, P.O. Box 3009, Cheriton, VA 23316.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by WilkinsDoughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles.

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