Graveside Service Thursday for Slain Cape Charles Native



April 2, 2013

A graveside service for Bryan Keith Elliott, 35, will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Cape Charles Cemetery with the Rev. Randy E. Lewis officiating.

Mr. Elliott was a native of Cape Charles, and until last week lived in the Madison Avenue trailer park. He had just relocated to a house on Seaside Road near Cheriton.

On Sunday he was found dead from a gunshot wound at his new residence.

(UPDATE: On April 3, authorities arrested a suspect, Gary Coble of Cape Charles, and charged him with first-degree murder.)

Bryan Elliott was the son of John Elliott, Jr,. and his wife, Valerie, of Cape Charles and the late Essie Mae Brady Elliott. He was a waterman.

In addition to his father and stepmother, he is survived by two sons, Ben and Anakin; a sister, Elizabeth Elliott Charnock and her husband, Raymond, of Tangier; three brothers, John Elliott III and his wife, Tricia, of Capeville, Chris Elliott of Cape Charles, Derrick Elliott of Eastville; two stepsisters, Chelsea and Heather, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home, Cape Charles.



2 Responses to “Graveside Service Thursday for Slain Cape Charles Native”

  1. Susan Williams on April 2nd, 2013 2:00 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss Chris. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Mike Kuzma, Jr on April 10th, 2013 12:41 pm

    R.I. P., Mr. Elliott. You and your family will be in my prayers.