Lynn F. Moore

Class of 1931 / Inducted 1972 - Charter Member / Football

Lynn F. Moore, a charter member of the Emory & Henry Sports Hall of Fame, earned induction for his accomplishments as a football player.

Moore was a member of the Wasps football team in the 1928-30 seasons. He was selected to the All-Time Emory & Henry team in the mid-1930s published by the school newspaper, The Whitetopper. Moore also played two seasons of baseball and three seasons of basketball, serving as captain his senior year and being selected as Outstanding Player in the Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament.

In addition to his athletic involvement, Moore kept busy on campus as an officer in Phi Pi Alpha social fraternity and the Monogram Club, president of Pi Gamma Mu and the Blue Key Honor Fraternity, vice president of the student body, and a member of the discipline committee.

His community engagement did not stop after graduation. Later in life, Moore served at various times as an officer of the Lions Club and the Kiwanis club, along with a number of other social and professional organizations. He also served as a trustee for Virginia Intermont College and on the advisory board of Southwest Virginia Community College.

After finishing his undergraduate degree at Emory & Henry, Moore went on to earn a master of arts from Peabody University in Nashville. He served as an educator in Russell County, Tazewell County, Smyth County, and Albemarle County in the course of his career before retiring from Russell County.

Lynn Moore passed away at age 86 on August 3, 1992 in Tazewell County.