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Edward FitzSimons Good, M.D.

Edward FitzSimons Good, M.D.
  • August 28, 1938 - March 29, 2021
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • St. Philip's Church
    142 Church Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“From Charleston High through the Medical College to Genealogy and Family Papers my life paralleled Edward's. I was an officer when he was President...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Elizabeth Westphall - Reno, NV

“Sorry to hear of the passing of my friend Dr. Edward Good . I want to tell you how much I enjoyed his friendship in medical school and occasionally...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Dr. Bonner Thomason

“DEAR ED I AM GOING TO MISS OUR CONVERSATIONS ON THE WORLD AND ISRAEL SO MY LOVE NEXT YEAR IN JERUSILEM WE WILL MEET AGAIN. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Kelly Mcleod

“The Good Family was the first family I got to know upon my move to Texas almost 42 years ago. My deepest and most heartfelt condolences and prayers...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Honor Prouty

“We are sending our condolences during this very difficult time. Our thoughts are with you and your family. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Matt Antrim and Rafael Neri

“My condolences to his family. He was one of our favorite neurologist here at Valley Baptist in Harlingen, Tx. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Frank Sotelo

“I will miss you Uncle Edward. All the conversations we had, all that I wish we could still have. I always enjoyed discussing books and family...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Caroline Good

“Dr. Good was such a good man and friend to me while he was in Fort Worth. I will always cherish and remember going to Jason's Deli and "eating...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Stanley Stanford


Run on: Sunday, April 4, 2021 with photoEdward FitzSimons Good, M.D., age 82, died peacefully at home surrounded by his daughters and grandson on March 29, 2021. Edward FitzSimons Good, M.D. was born in Columbia, South Carolina, a son of the late Hilliard Good and Mabel Trott FitzSimons Good, on August 28, 1938. Dr. Good was a graduate of Charleston High School where he was president of the student body, Washington and Lee University where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, and the Medical College of South Carolina where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA). During his senior year of medical school, he participated in an externship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard. After his medical internship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he honorably served as a flight surgeon in the United States Navy for three years prior to finishing his residency training in Neurology at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami. Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Good had a private practice in neurology in Houston for over forty years, while also serving on the Astronaut Selection Team for NASA Johnson Space Center for approximately thirty years. Upon retiring, he returned to Charleston, the city he loved. Dr. Good was a member of the American College of Neurology, the Society of the Cincinnati of S.C., the Harris County Medical Society and the Carolina Yacht Club. Remembered by his friends and family as a true southern gentleman, he was known to be kind, thoughtful, honest and ethical. He loved traveling, the arts, classical music, Luciano Pavarotti, peaches, chocolate, tennis, flying and the color blue. Dr. Good is predeceased by his brother, Hilliard Good, Jr. He is survived by his daughters: Gayle Sampson of Xenia, OH; Anne Watts of Houston, TX and Alicia Good of Los Angeles, CA; his grandson, Blake Edward Watts of Houston, TX and his niece, Caroline Good of Fayetteville, OH.His children would like to express special thanks to Dr. James Gendron Gibbs, Dr. Good's lifelong friend, for his positive spirit, friendship and tireless dedication to helping their father during his battle with pancreatic cancer. Friends and family are invited to a graveside service, Friday, April 16, 2021 at 12 o'clock noon at Saint Philip's Churchyard. Following the service, there will be a celebration of Dr. Good's life at his home on James Island. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200 Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, www.pancan.org or St. Philips Church, 142 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401.Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel. A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.