The Norman Transcript


April 23, 2014

Edwin Thomas Gossage

NORMAN — Memorial services for Edwin Thomas Gossage, 31, of Norman, will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 2, at Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence, Kan. He died Friday, April 18, 2014, in Norman.

Edwin was born Nov. 24, 1982, in Albuquerque, N.M., the son of Steven A. and Denise (Eldridge) Gossage.

He was a former student at Texas Tech College in Lubbock, Texas. He was a graphic artist and had some of his work published while attending there.

He had a love for baseball as a child and continued playing all through his high school years. He was also an avid bicyclist.

He worked in food service in Norman.

Survivors include his parents, of Lawrence; grandmother, Donna Eldridge of Evanston Ill; brother, Frank William Gossage of Lawrence; three aunts, Jan Betts of Oconto Falls, Wis., Linda (George) Varga of Wichita, Kan., and Gayle Gossage of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and three cousins, Jennifer Czerwinski of Wilmette, Ill., Jason Betts of Oconto Falls, Wis., and George Varga of Wichita, Kan.

The family suggests memorials in his name to Lawrence Community Shelter or Lawrence Salvation Army and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

Online condolences may be sent to

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