Sidney B. Counsell, Jr. of West Tisbury died suddenly and unexpectedly in his sleep on May 4. He was 67.

Sid was a great guy who was loved by all who knew him, and everyone did know him on the Vineyard. He was an avid basketball player at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, an auto mechanic, bus driver, Ace hardware manager, tractor trailer and recent Uber Driver. He was always ready with a smile or a wave and took the time to stop and talk to or help a friend. He will be missed.

Sidney was predeceased by his parents Sidney Sr. and Barbara Counsell. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Judith Prada Counsell, and his sister Cheryl.