ELKHART – Edmond Howard Goodwin, 80, died Sunday, April 14, 2010, at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.
He was born Oct. 22, 1929, to Edmond Lewis “Red” and Zella Mae (Blakeley) Goodwin in Elkhart.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a barber, farmer, rancher, trucking company owner, cattle trader and general horse trader mostly in Syracuse, Garden City, and Elkhart. He and his wife bought land in northwest Minnesota, running a cow/calf operation for approximately 10 years in the early 1970s.
He is survived by three sons, Larry and wife, Sandy Goodwin, Cheney, Mike and wife, Irene Goodwin, Wasilla, Alaska, and Pat and wife, Patricia Goodwin, San Antonio; one brother, Joe Goodwin, Westville, Okla.; one sister, Betty Gestenslager, Overbrook; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Shawcroft, and one brother, Ray Counterman.
o Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Elkhart Cemetery with Pastor Bruce Ferguson presiding.
Friends may call 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart.
Memorials are suggested to the Kansas Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.