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Carl "Buddy" Goins

November 30, 1936 — May 21, 2023

Carl “Buddy” Goins


Born in Evansville, IN, raised in Madisonville, Ky, where he excelled in football and track. Buddy attended University of Kentucky and was proud to be a Wildcat.

Bud relocated to Florida, became assistant football/track coach at Miami Edison High in 1959. Hired as a football assistant at Miami Springs in 1969. Promoted to head coach at Springs in 1975. Led Springs to undefeated regular seasons in 1978, 79 and '93.

Career win-loss record of 140-121.

Bud loved the Everglades, deep sea fishing and football. During his final years he enjoyed sitting out by his gazebo where he would feed his fish, and the neighbors donkeys, horses and chickens.

He is survived by his 3 “boys”, Glenn (Pam), Brent (Cindy) and Jess (Tania), 6 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and his dear neighbors Jack and Jen. He is preceded in death by his parents Carl and Ruby Goins; sisters, Jane Park and Harriet McGahey.

A celebration of life will follow at a later date. Please contact Pam Goins for further details: 954-955-9166

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