Eulogies P-T

Eulogies P-T are USAdojo.com’s eulogies for martial artists who have passed away whose last name begins with P through T.

Jonathan Stewart Has Passed Away

Jonathan Stewart began studying boxing and judo when he was seven years old. In 1953, while in Korea, he was introduced to the Korean...

Bruno Sammartino Dies

Bruno Sammartino is an Italian-American former professional wrestler, best known because he was the longest-running champion of the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF), holding...

Richard Poage Passes Away

Richard Poage and Tiffany Richards together co-owned Peaceful Warrior Martial Arts and they made a huge difference in the lives of their students. Richard was the lead...

Tom Silluzio AKT Combatives

Martial artist Gaetano Tom Silluzio, 56, of Olean, NY passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, February 22, 2016, after a lengthy and...

James Toney of the Blood and Guts Era of Karate

Martial artist James Toney began a lifetime of involvement in the martial arts in 1964 when he signed up for Tae Kwon Do classes...

Charlie Robinson Judo

In the USJA manual, in one of the front pages, there was picture of Charlie Robinson. The captioned said, “One of the most beloved...

Dennis Palumbo Hakkoryu Jujutsu

Sad news. Dai Shihan Dennis Palumbo passed away on September 12, 2014. Dai Shihan Palumbo was the owner and head instructor at the Budo...

Kathi Tasetano World Karate Union

Kathi Tasetano June 16, 1950 - March 5, 2014 Martial arts own Kathi Tasetano, who founded the World Karate Union Hall of Fame in 1996...

Thousands Mourn the Death of Sr. Grandmaster Edward B. Sell

The world of martial arts lost one of it’s own. Thousands mourn the death of Taekwondo legend, Sr. Grandmaster Edward B. Sell, resulting from...

Memorial for Grandmaster Max Pallen Jr.

Memorial for Grandmaster Max Pallen, Jr. May 2, 2013 Dear Friends and Family: On behalf of Jojo, Jonathan and myself, I wanted to take a moment to...

Brandon Sommerfeld Passed Away

Brandon Sommerfeld April 7, 1963 - January 13, 2013 Brandon Sommerfeld passed away quietly on January 13, 2013 from cancer of the liver. He passed away...

Lilly Urquidez and Blinky Rodriguez Champions In And Out Of The...

In the early 70’s the Urquidez family ruled the ring as the entire clan won fight-after-fight, championship after championship and title after title. They...

Martial Arts Champion, Teacher Parker Shelton Dies

Longtime Fort Wayne martial arts competitor and instructor Parker Shelton died Friday morning at age 72. He had been battling lung cancer for several...

Masayuki Shimabukuro Muso Jikiden Eishin-Ryu Iaido

Masayuki Shimabukuro is the chairman of both the Jikishin-Kai International and the Nippon Kobudo Jikishin-Kai, and he holds a great deal of personal responsibility for...

Richard Rabago Passes Away

It is with a very heavy heart that we inform you that Sensei Richard Rabago passed away yesterday, May 17, 2012. High-ranking Shorin-ryu karate Master...

Richard Rabago Shorin-ryu Karate

Richard Rabago is a high-ranking Shorin-ryu karate Master who has the experience, training credentials, and Budo skill to have earned the right to be...

Jeet Kune Do’s Jerry Poteet Passes Away

We received this from the The Jerry Poteet Family. With heavy hearts, we are saddened to report that Sifu Jerry Poteet passed away on...

Robert W. Smith Passes Away

Robert W. Smith was born during the Chinese year of the Tiger, in Richland, Iowa in December, 1926 and he began his early days...

Koichi Tohei: Aikido

Koichi Tohei was born on January 20, 1920 in Shitaya ward, presently Taitō, in Tokyo. He was a 10th Dan aikidoka and founder of...

Tino Tuiolosega Passed Away

Tino Tuiolosega passed away on March 22, 2011. Services were held on Friday, April 1, 2011, in Santa Cruz, California , for Tu'umamao "Tino" Tuiolosega,...