Friday 14 June 2024

Death of a retired Police Officer: PC 1776 David Jocelyn

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer: PC 1776 David Jocelyn, who died peacefully at the University Hospital of North Durham on the 31st May 2024, aged 77 years. 

David joined Durham Constabulary in 1971 and served at Seaham and Murton for ten years, followed by ten years in the North Eastern Fingerprint Bureau. Then eleven years in Durham City on Patrol,Town Office, Crime Prevention and finally as Crown Court Liaison retiring on 31st January 2002.

He is survived by daughter Samantha and son Simon. Sadly, his wife Anthia died earlier this year.

The Funeral is to be held at St Johns Church, Meadowfield, Durham DH7 8RP at 11am on Tuesday 25th June 2024 followed by Cremation at Durham. 

After the funeral, friends are invited to join the family at the Duke of Wellington, Elvet Moor.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be left at the Church and will be shared equally between Save the Children and Church funds.

Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

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