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.

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...

Yukio Tani

Yukio Tani was born in 1881. He is known as one of the first Judoka to compete and teach outside Japan. A pioneering Japanese...

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...

Al Tracy Has Passed Away

In 1957 Al Tracy and his brother, Jim, began studying Kenpo with Ed Parker and James Ibrao. The Tracy brothers were promoted to Black...

Aloha Spirit Master – A Tribute Poem to Ed Parker Senior

Michael S. Fuchs wrote a poem about Senior Grandmaster Ed Parker Sr and asked Senior Ed Parker Jr. to give him a picture to...

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...

Shojiro Sugiyama Sugiyama Karate Do

Shojiro Sugiyama was born on November 16, 1929. He was a Japanese karate instructor. In 1954, after training in two other styles of karate,...

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...

Masami Tsuruoka Chito-Ryu Karate

Masami Tsuruoka was born on January 12, 1929 in Cumberland, British Columbia, Ontario, Canada. He was a Japanese Canadian karate instructor and practitioner and...

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...

Ed Parker Sr – Teacher, Author, and Promoter

On March 19, 1931, Ed Parker Sr was born to Arthur and Eva Parker in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was the sixth of seven children...

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...

Ted Tabura Passed Away

Shihan Ted Tabura passed away peacefully in Gardena, California, on August 12, 2013. Born on Maui in Hawaii, he was a well known practitioner of...

Ted Tabura Lima Lama Kajukenbo and Kobudo

Born and raised in Hawaii, Shihan Tabura began his martial arts training under his cousin's tutelage in a backyard dojo. Later moving to Southern...