William T. (Tony) Ratcliff of Oak Bluffs died on Thursday, April 21 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 70.

Tony was married to Deborah M. (deBettencourt) Ratcliff.

His funeral service will be held at a later date to be determined and a complete obituary will appear in the Gazette at that time.

Donations may be made in Tony’s memory to the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard, P.O. Box 1829, Edgartown, MA 02539, animalshelterofmv.org.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. An online guestbook is available at ccgfuneralhome.com.