Peter T. Gebhard Jr., 93, Westport

Peter T. Gebhard Jr., 93, Westport


Peter TenEyck Gebhard, Jr., age 93, of Westport Harbor and Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.  He was the loving husband of Elizabeth Meakin Gebhard.

He is also survived by his children and their spouses, Peter III and Sara Gebhard, Margaret Gebhard and Donald Perkins, and Thomas and Julie Gebhard; and seven grandchildren.

Born in Hudson, NY, he was a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School.  During World War II, he received a certificate of naval architecture from the United States Naval Academy and served in Newfoundland and Hawaii in Naval support roles.

He was a member of the University Club in Providence and the Acoaxet Club in Westport Harbor.

A memorial service will be held at Saint Andrews-by-the Sea Episcopal Church, Little Compton, on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Andrews-by-the-Sea. Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Homes of Memorial Tribute at Cherry Place, Fall River. For tributes/directions, visit