Edmund C. Cottle Sr. died early Friday morning, Nov. 9, at his home in West Tisbury. He was 87.

He was the husband of Elizabeth G. (Betty) Cottle and father of Edmund Cottle Jr, Alan Cottle, Janet Johnson, Jill Walpole and Amy Look.

A graveside service for the interment of his cremains will be held on Sat., Nov. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Lambert’s Cove Cemetery in West Tisbury. The Rev. Vicky Hanjian will officiate.

Donations in his memory can be made to Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard, P.O. Box 1748, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.

A complete obituary will follow.