Earl Bradford Richards died on Thursday, Sept. 29 at his home in Edgartown. He was 85.

He was the husband of Barbara (Rich) Richards.

His memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Edgartown. Interment will follow at the New Westside Cemetery.

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. An online guest book is available at ccgfuneralhome.com.