Mr. Ebert served two terms on the national board of the American Society of Interior Designers and had been president of the Maryland chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers. He had also been an active member of the Homeland Association.
He served as a docent at the Evergreen Museum & Library, which once was the home of Baltimore’s Garrett family, including John W. Garrett, who had been president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
Mr. Ebert had lived in Federal Hill since 2008. He was an accomplished Chesapeake Bay sailor and enjoyed sailing aboard the Intrigue, his 30-foot sailboat. He also had participated in several Annapolis and Newport, R.I., races, family members said.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lorraine Park Cemetery, 5608 Dogwood Road, Woodlawn.
Mr. Ebert is survived by two sons, Henry Gerard Ebert III of St. Michaels and David Jennings Ebert of Sparks; a daughter, Karen Dugan Blair of Stevenson; and four grandchildren. A marriage to Genevieve O’Donnell ended in divorce.