Peter Beck

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Service Information
J. Henry Stuhr Downtown Chapel
232 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC

BECK, Peter Entered into eternal rest on the evening of February 11, 2006, Werner Peter Beck, husband of Laura Dukes Beck. Residence, Folly Beach, SC. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Werner Peter Beck are invited to a Celebration of His Life on Thursday, February 16, 2006, at three o'clock at Folly Beach Holiday Inn. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL Wednesday between five and seven-thirty o'clock. Mr. Beck was born March 24, 1967, in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of the late Werner Beck, M.D. and Jean Sinclair Beck. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University Of South Carolina School Of Law. He was a partner with Qualey and Beck Law Firm. He was the current President of The Charleston Chapter of Surfrider Foundation, past President of Zeta Psi Fraternity at the University of Pennsylvania, a member of The South Carolina Bar Association, a former Assistant Solicitor for the 9th Judicial Circuit (Charleston County), a former Assistant to the Washington, D.C. News Bureau Chief of Hearst Publications and Broadcasting, and local admissions representative for the University of Pennsylvania. He was an avid surfer and an author. He is survived by his wife of Folly Beach, SC; mother of Mount Pleasant, SC; two sons: Peter William Beck and Thomas Sinclair Beck, both of Folly Beach, SC; two sisters: Victoria Beck Newman and her husband James of Buffalo, New York and Susan Beck Ballenger and her husband James of Isle of Palms, SC; one niece: Sara Grace Newman; two nephews: Charles Sinclair Newman, Pleasant Woodfin Ballenger; Father and mother-in-law: Thomas and Brenda Dukes; and brother-in-law and his wife, Tom and Laurie Dukes. Memorials may be made to the Coastal Conservation League, 328 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401, or From Darkness to Light, 7 Radcliffe Street, Charleston, SC 29403. Visit our guestbook at
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