Edward Nathanael Saunders

Edward Nathanael Saunders

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Death 22 Jan 2007 (aged 28)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 19903733 · View Source
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SK2 Edward Nathanael Saunders "Eddie", 28, fought a long and courageous battle with cancer before being called home to our Lord on Monday, January 22, 2007. Eddie received his education at Wythe Elementary, Lindsay Middle School, Bethel High School and Hampton High School, where he was a member of JROTC. He joined the United States Navy in January 1998 and was a Plank Owner aboard the USS Harry S. Truman. Upon completing his duties on the USS Harry S. Truman, he was stationed aboard the USS Enterprise which, during his tour conducted extensive operations in the Persian Gulf. He re-enlisted and was assigned to AIMD Norfolk for shore duty. Preceding Eddie in death was his great-grandmother, Margaret Charity; his grandfather, Dennis Howard. Eddie leaves behind his loving wife Stephanie and two beautiful daughters, Sierra and Savannah. Eddie was born in Hampton, VA to Nelson Charity and Linda Saunders Charity. Eddie is also survived by his sister, KaTina Saunders, all of Newport News, VA.; maternal grandparents, Mattie and Junuis Redcross of Newport News, VA., and Richard and Laura Mae Saunders of Franklin, VA.; mother and father-in-law, Audrey and Rick Moore; brother and sister-in-law, Rick and Victoria Moore of Dawsonville, GA. Special host of family members includes, Aunt Brenda and Uncle Thomas Kimbrew of Beacon, New York, Aunt Annette Saunders of Hampton, VA., Uncle Milton Saunders of Newport News, VA; cousins, Vincent and Lena Saunders of Hampton, VA.; nieces, Lesleigh, Breanna, Hope, Lisa, Zuri, and Hannah; nephews, Roy, Noah, Elijah, Little Vincent and Logan. Other family members include a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins; special friends, Billy Niell, LaTonya and Ronald Claiborne, Paula and Louie Lehman, Drew Claypoole and Corey Johnson. Special thank you to Eddie's Bons Secours, Hospice nurse Tiffany Miller of Newport News, VA. A final thank you to all of Eddie's extended family and care professional at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the Fisher House Foundation of Washington, D.C. Viewing will be held 12 noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 31, at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel, 1601-27th St. NN, VA. 23607. A funeral service will be held 12 noon Thursday, February 1, at the funeral chapel. Interment will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 6, at the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in the name of Edward N. Saunders tothe WRAMC Fisher House. Send in care of (C/O) Maurice Borde WRAMC Fisher Houses 6900 Georgia Ave. NW, Bldg. 56 Washington, D.C. 20307. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cookebros.com Professional services are being handle by the staff of Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel.

Obituary, Cooke Bros. Funeral Home.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 15 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19903733
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Nathanael Saunders (27 Jun 1978–22 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19903733, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .