Pass Christian, Miss. - Peter Averill LaCour passed away on the evening of Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at the age of 56.
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Peter was born on Aug. 24, 1955, in New London, the son of the late Charles Maginnis LaCour of New London, and the late Nancy Powers LaCour of Pass Christian, Miss. He is the grandson of the late Ralph Averill Powers of New London, and the late Bernice (Taylor) Powers.
Peter is survived by his beloved wife, Cynthia "Cindy" (Rogers) LaCour of Pass Christian, Miss.; his two daughters, Katherine "Katie" Honor LaCour and Elizabeth Averill LaCour of New Orleans, La.; his sister, Elizabeth Lorraine Guiza; his brothers, Jonathan Powers LaCour and Nicholas Taylor LaCour; his maternal aunt, Susan Powers of Monkton, Md.; his uncle, Rick Powers; as well as many cousins, nieces, and nephews, and his beloved dog, Emma.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Crawford Ellis "Toby" Hindermann Jr., and Charles Maginnis LaCour Jr.
Peter attended the Harvey School in Katonah, N.Y., and Westminster School in Simsbury. He attended Tulane University where he majored in sociology and was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Peter and his wife Cindy moved from New Orleans to Pass Christian, where they own and operate Gulf Reporting Service.
Peter was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Pass Christian Yacht Club, and several Carnival organizations. Peter loved the Gulf Coast and is remembered by his friends for his generous hospitality, sense of humor, and his loving heart.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Pass Christian, with visitation after 1 p.m. Private burial will follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
or the Pass Christian Food Pantry, c/o Trinity Church, 125 Church Ave., Pass Christian, MS 39571.
Riemann Family Funeral Home, Gulfport, is in charge of arrangements, and tributes may be offered at www.riemannfamily.com
Published in The Day on Aug. 20, 2012