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The late Ern Sconce OAM

The late Ern Sconce OAM
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Ern Sconce ( Charles Ernest Sconce OAM sadly passed away on Monday 17 / 8 / 2009 aged 89.... Ern Sconce raced speedway at Kilburn in speedcars in 1948 and was heavily involved with Rowley Park from its beginning in 1949.... Ern was the clerk of the course at Rowley Park.... Ern Sconce was made a life member of the R.D.A. ( Racing Drivers Association ) in 1960 along with Selwin Harley.... Ern was also a valued member of the Prospects Lions Club for 46 years and long serving member of Prospect Council.... Ern and wife Marjorie were the Mayor and Mayoress of Prospect in 1967 - 1970 and again 1981 - 1985.... Ern and Marj were also involved heavily with the Three Star Mini Bike Club and the Velocette Motocross Club with son Jae.... Ern had a private ceremy on the 21st of August followed by a memorial service at the Prospect Town Hall where a huge number attended... Glen Dix was unable to attend as Glen was on a cruise but said on the phone that Ern was the inspiration that kept him waving the flag for so long and was dissapointed not to be there.... Ern Sconce leaves behind wife Majorie, sister Dorothy, 4 children and partners, grand children and great grandad.... A great man sadly missed....

Submitted by: Stephen Hosking