Richard H. Santos of Vineyard Haven died unexpectedly on June 29 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 80.

He was a Korean war Army veteran, landscaper, carpenter, and automotive detailer. His funeral service will be held privately at a later date. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guest book and information.