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

He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Rich) Richards. He also leaves four daughters: Kim Richards, Lisa Richards, Karen Burrell and her husband Jerry, and Lori Ann Gregory and her husband Joel, as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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

Donations in Earl’s memory may be made to Hope Hospice, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601. Arrangements are under the care of Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs.