Donald R. Billings, 84, of Oak Bluffs died on Wednesday evening, Nov. 4, 2015, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Knight) Billings. His funeral Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Massasoit Avenue, Oak Bluffs, on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 10 am. Burial with full military honors will be offered by the Veterans of Martha’s Vineyard in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineyard Avenue, Oak Bluffs. A tribute will also be offered by the Oak Bluffs Fire Department.
Following the services, family and friends will gather at the Portuguese American Club, Vineyard Avenue, Oak Bluffs.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group, P.O. Box 1552, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557. A complete obituary will appear in another edition of this newspaper. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.