Robert J. Searle, 71, of Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs died on Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 71.

A graveside service for the interment of his cremains will be held in the New Westside Cemetery in Edgartown on Saturday, Oct. 19 at noon, officiated by the Rev. Roger Spinney.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, (, or to the Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 1829, Edgartown, MA 02539.

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