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Ernest Edwin Goswick
July 23, 1920 - October 1, 2018
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Greenlawn Funeral Home East
3540 East Seminole
Springfield, Missouri 65809
(417) 887-6565 | Map
Friday 10/12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Greenlawn Funeral Home East
3540 East Seminole
Springfield, Missouri 65809
(417) 887-6565 | Map
Saturday 10/13, 10:30 am

Ernest Edwin (Ernie) Goswick was born on July 23, 1920 to Edgar Jessie Goswick and Bertha Mae Johnson in Wright Co., Missouri. He grew up in Springfield where he started his life long affair with music at the piano and clarinet. By the time he was 12, he was a member of the famed Richie…

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Tania, Rick, Kristi Roach left a message on October 12, 2018:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you & your families. Love, Tania (Goswick) Roach, Rick & Kristi
left a message on October 9, 2018:
He was such a fixture in my life and the lives of so many others. He will leave an empty spot in all our hearts. God has another bright light in His heaven.
left a message on October 8, 2018:
To my Daddy I'll hold you dear and close to my heart forever. You've been a father, a close friend and a loving companion moreover these past 8 years. We've been together every day and it will take a long time to not feel empty without you. I'm hoping you have peace now and freedom from the body that betrayed you. I'll miss you for the remainder of my life but find comfort knowing your free❤️ I love you, Daddy ❤️
Laura Dixon McConnell left a message on October 6, 2018:
Ernie was my Dad's (Bill Dixon) cousin and I lived in your house on Thelma for a number of years. I am very sorry to learn of his passing and will keep his family in my thoughts and prayers.
left a message on October 5, 2018:
Rest in peace dear one.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
left a message on October 5, 2018:
Ernie will always be in my heart! Love and prayers to the family and friends
Cindy Jupiter left a message on October 5, 2018:
Ernie was one of the most memorable individuals that I ever loved and cared for as a nurse. When I moved to Oklahoma, I left a heartfelt letter to him and his family expressing my gratitude for being able to know him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. May God give you strength in this trying time. ?
left a message on October 5, 2018:
My thoughts and prayers are with his family
Greg Harrell left a message on October 4, 2018:
I'm sorry to hear of Ernie's passing. He was my neighbor for over 15 years and you couldn't ask or hope for a better friend and neighbor. I have many fond memories of swapping Frisco Rail Road and Golf stories, but nothing would light him up more than talking about his family and his military band. I am indeed blessed to have known him and will miss him.
Kathy McKelvie left a message on October 4, 2018:
I’m saddened by Ernie’s passing. He and Ruth were such a dear friends to my parents! I think there will b a heck of a celebration in Heaven as the “Shrine Swingers” blow those horns and beat those drums once again! Here’s to a life well lived♥️
Neil Pittman left a message on October 4, 2018:
What a true gentleman. I got to know Ernie through the Shrine Band led by Bob Garrett. He was a favorite of my children with his awesome personality. He will be missed.
Greenlawn left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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