Richard James (Dick) Walton of Oak Bluffs died suddenly on June 1 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 74.

Dick was married to Carole K. Walton.

A private graveside service will be held and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date to be announced and a complete obituary will follow.

Donations in his memory may be made to the United Methodist Church of MV, PO Box 2580, or the MV Camp Meeting Association, PO Box 1685, both in Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.