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On this Date 2003 - Remembering HOF Charlie "Choo-Choo" Justice

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 10/17/20, 5:00AM EDT

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, football great Charlie “Choo-Choo” Justice died in Cherryville.

October 17, 2003 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, football great Charlie “Choo-Choo” Justice died in Cherryville.  Justice was a high school star at Lee Edwards High in Asheville and then was a two-time All-American running back at the University of North Carolina before playing in the NFL for the Washington Redskins.  He joined the NCSHOF in 1963.

Charlie Justice - NCSHOF