Derek Webster

Obituary: Derek Sidney Webster

British Judo is saddened to learn of the passing of Derek Sidney Webster

Derek dedicated 60 years of his life to judo and was awarded his 7th Dan in 2017 at Kelmscott Judo Club.  Derek’s contribution to judo was wide-ranging, as well as setting up the Veteran’s Gradings Scheme (now Masters) with Jim Gillespie he ran several judo clubs where he coached. Derek was also a referee in the 80s and continued to be a London Area Senior Examiner up until his retirement in 2021.

Derek will be missed by everyone who’s life he touched and our thoughts and best wishes are with his family and friends

Funeral Details:

Date: 24th November 2022
Time: 11:00am
Location: St Andrews Church, St Andrews Ross, Hertford, SG14 1HZ

Public parking nearby

At 12 noon Derek will be transferred to Woolensbrook Cemetery and Crematorium, Hertford Roads Hoddesdon, EM11 9BN


Location: College Arms, 40 London Road, Hertford Heath SG13 7PW

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