Percival "Percy" Anthony Webster a.k.a. "Papa," 93, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2020 in his home.
He was born in Kingston, Jamaica on August 6, 1926. He is the son of the late Cecil and Edith (Henriques) Webster.
For the majority of his life, Percy was employed as a carpenter at the Caribbean Construction Company, located in Harbor Head, Kingston, Jamaica, where he worked until he retired. He was also an ordained member of the Guide Caleb Lodge and the Excelsior Lodge in Kingston, Jamaica. As a lodge member, he typically served as the Master of Ceremony for various occasions. He also served as a member of the Red-Cross Ambulatory Organization in the 1960s. Through his community engagement and service, Percy was regarded as a valued, loved and well-respected member of the West Kington community.
Percy was an avid reader and he showed his children the value in reading and education. He enjoyed playing drafts and chess, swimming, and spending time with friends and family. He particularly loved to reminisce on the good ol' times, dancing to reggae music, and drinking Jamaica's very own J. Wray and Nephews white rum. His favorite drink of all time was this rum with water or milk.
Above all, Percy was a family man. He was a husband to the late Elsie Queenie Webster and a father to Noelle Shaw, Carlton Shaw, Danny Webster, Trevor "Junior" Webster, Sonia Webster, Patricia "Cherry" Weston, Lescene Webster, and the late Garfield Webster, Richard Webster, and Derrick Webster. Percy also had many grandchildren. To name a few: Christopher Webster, Tennille Dudley, Shanice Shaw, Shaniqua Shaw, Sharlene Webster, Sean Webster, Stacy-Ann Webster, DJ Webster, Roger Webster, Abdoullah Webster, Anthony Webster, Ricky Webster, Antar Ruddock,Ricardo Webster, Richard Webster, Reshema Webster, Tanisha Webster, Lisa Webster and Orentia Webster. Naturally, at 93, Percival had many great-grandchildren: Jamal Webster, Shyanne Temple, Jazwaur Ankrah, Jaizhir Ankrah, Tia Webster, Crystal Webster, Cassius Dudley, Moya Simpson , Carter Webster, and Kashawn Webster. Furthermore, Percy left behind a host of nieces and nephews.
Due to the current health crisis of Covid-19 and resulting government restrictions funeral arrangements will be held privately. Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Callahan, Fay & Caswell Life Celebration Home, 61 Myrtle St., Worcester. You may share a message with his family by visiting our website at www.callahanfay.com or you may call our funeral home at 508-755-1500 and we will be happy to extend your condolences.