Edward O. Goode

Class of 1948 / Inducted 1974 / Football

Edward “Ed” Goode, a native of Bristol, Virginia, graduated from Emory & Henry College in 1948. He was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 1948 for his athletic accomplishments on the football field.

Goode was an all-around athlete, competing in track and basketball in addition to football. He lettered as a halfback on the football in 1942, 1943, 1946 and 1947. He was also actively involved in campus life, as a member of Blue Key, Phi Gamma Phi social fraternity, and the Calliopean Literary Society among other campus groups. He was selected to Who’s Who in American Colleges in 1948.

Goode received a master of arts in 1951 served as an elementary teacher and principal in Palm Beach County, Florida, for three decades before his retirement in 1986. Goode retired as a celebrated and beloved administrator.

Born on July 14, 1922, Edward Goode died on December 3, 2005 at the age of 83.