Curtis E. Boyd of Edgartown died Tuesday, Dec. 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 81.

He was married to Margaret E. (Teller) Boyd and was the father of Michael, Richard and Patricia.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, Dec. 21 at 11 a.m. in the New Westside Cemetery on Robinson Road in Edgartown. The service will be officiated by the Rev. Dr. Roger Spinney, with military honors provided by the Veterans of Martha’s Vineyard.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Boys and Girls Club, P.O. Box 654, Edgartown, MA 02539; Vineyard Nursing Association, P.O. Box 399 or Hope Health, P.O. Box 4188, both in Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

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A full obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette.