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.

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...

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...

George Pesare Kempo Karate

Senior Grandmaster Pesare was a 10th degree Black Belt and was the undisputed founder of Kempo Karate in New England. The 10th degree Black...

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...

Champion Won’t Quit in the Fight for his Life

If you've lived in Fort Wayne for a while, you've probably heard the name Parker Shelton. Since the 1960s, the Pineville, Kentucky, native has...