Official Obituary of

Jesse Goswick

August 26, 1950 ~ March 12, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Jesse Goswick Obituary

Jesse J. Goswick, 73, of Rock Island, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at UnityPoint – Trinity, Rock Island.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island. Visitation will be 4:00pm to 7:00pm on Monday, March 18, 2024, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Moline Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Jesse’s name to QC Paws or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Jesse was born August 26, 1950, in Moline, to Charles M. Jr and Madelyn (Rigley) Goswick. He graduated from Moline High School in 1969. Jesse married Debra Hunt on September 20, 1980, in Aledo, IL. He worked in the warehouse at Mutual Wheel Company, retiring in 2013.

Jesse held many offices and was heavily involved in the Moline Jaycees. He was honored to be awarded a Senatorship in recognition of his dedication and leadership within the Jaycees.

Jesse had been a bowler for 63 years from 1960 to 2023. He was a member of the Greater Rock Island County USBC (United States Bowling Congress) where he was inducted into their Hall of Fame. Jesse was very proud of his recorded four perfect 300 games. He was an avid lover of sports. Jesse’s favorite teams to watch and cheer on were the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Boston Celtics, and Notre Dame Fighting Irish.  

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Debbie, Rock Island; daughter, Rachel (Nathan) Hazen, Fairfax, IA; granddaughter, Natalie Hazen; granddogs, Ruger and Benelli; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother, younger brother, Tony, and younger sister, Jean.

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March 18, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
3030 - 7th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201

Funeral Service
March 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
3030 - 7th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201


Moline Memorial Park Cemetery
5001 34th Ave
Moline, IL 61265


4001 78th Avenue, Moline IL 61265

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856