It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death the 3rd May 2021 of ex Sgt 500 John Derek KILLINGSLEY-SMITH, 82 years, after a short illness. His next of kin is his wife Mrs. Kathleen (Kate) Dora Killingsley-Smith.
Derek as he was known joined Derbyshire Police after his National Service in the Grenadier Guards. He served in Derby, Ripley, Alfreton and Chesterfield. Retiring on ill health after being assaulted at Chesterfield Football Ground, in about 1990/91. He later became Head of Security at Chesterfield Royal Hospital. He was a member of the IPA (International Police Association) for 50 years.
As soon as I know of the funeral arrangements I will update you.
Sean Murphy (Secretary)
We extend our sympathies and support to the families, relatives and friends of our retired and serving colleagues who have passed away. May all who have departed rest in peace.