2006-02-16 / Obituaries

Yeaton Duval Outerbridge, 79

Yeaton Duval Outerbridge, 79, a longtime summer resident of Hawthorne Road, Jamestown, died in Bermuda on Jan. 31, 2006 of pancreatic cancer. He was the husband of Betsey Coste Outerbridge.

Mr. Outerbridge was born in Bermuda in 1926, the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Alexander Outerbridge of Bailey’s Bay. He was best known as the founder of Outerbridge Sherry Peppers, a condiment which became world famous, and numerous other food products for which he was awarded a gold medal last year at the International Fancy Food Show by the Chefs of America. He was also involved in many other interests during his life, which included developing Bermuda Gold, a liqueur. He was sales manager at the Bermuda Paint Company for many years. Mr. Outerbridge was also well known in Bermuda for his involvement in sports, particularly yachting. For many years, he did a radio commentary for a local Bermudian station from Newport on the Bermuda Race, He was president of the Benmuda Olympic Association in the 1980s and went to Montreal and Seoul, Korea, with the Bermuda team.

Mr. Outerbridge was a member of the Conanicut Yacht Club, Mid-Ocean Club, Coral Beach Club, and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.

Besides his wife, he is survived by four sons, Alexander Y. Outerbridge of Pavones, Costa Rica, Graeme P. and Douglas D. Outerbridge of Bermuda, and Andrew W. Outerbridge of Princeton, N.J.; and a daughter, Elizabeth 0. Richardson of Paget, Bermuda. He was pre-deceased in 1999 by a daughter, Louisa Yeaton Outerbridge also of Bermuda.

A funeral was held at Holy Trinity Church, Bailey’s Bay, on Feb. 6. Donations in his memory may be made to P.A.L.S., P.O. Box DV 19, Devonshire DVBX, Bermuda.

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