Carl Moodispaugh

Carl Moodispaugh, 53 of Minersville passed away Tuesday August 10,2021 at OSU James Cancer Ctr in Columbus after an extended illness.  Born in Columbus on August 16, 1967,  Carl was the son of Connie Scholderer, Ernestine and Carl Moodispaugh.

After graduating from Meigs High School in 1985, Carl left home and served his Nation honorably in the US Army as a Army Crewman on the M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank for the 37th Armour stationed in Katterbach and Vilseck Germany.

After his service ended, Carl returned to US and served as a forest fighter for California Conservation Corp. He also drove tractor trailer and owned his own computer repair shop in Gallipolis,OH.  His final career lead him to Information and Technology with PSS World Medical and finally to Fanatics Inc. in Jacksonville,FL as a Senior manager of Tech Operations.

After retiring due to job related injury, Carl returned to his home state of Ohio to where he was proud to be a Ohio State Buckeye fan.  He also was proud that he had become a member of Masonic Lodge 363 in Middleport,OH.

Many knew Carl as an avid cigar aficionado but most are not aware of his online social connection community he created “Cigar Fanatics”.  It exploded from a dozen of members to more than 13,600 members at his time of passing.  His goal was to introduce fellow brother and sisters to the leaf while sharing advice,deals,reviews and to chat informal about a hobby he loved.

Carl is survived by his sister Tracy (Hobert) Cundiff, brother Shannon Scholderer. Nephews Travis(Nicole) Cundiff, Tyler(Julia) Cundiff, Trevor(Lindsay) Cundiff.  Niece Alexis Scholderer and Ciara Scholderer.  Great niece/nephews Brooklyn,Aiden,Wyatt,Landon,Tyson Cundiff, Gracelynn Turner.  MOST of all his beloved dog Max the Cigar Boxer. Also with too many friends to count who recall his quick wit and overwhelming generosity.

Carl’s family welcomes family and friends to his celebration his life on Tuesday August 17,2021 at 1PM at Anderson McDaniel funeral home,590 E. Main St. Pomeroy,OH 45769. Fellow Cigar Fanatic and Pastor Tony Singleton of Norcross,GA will officiate.  His family will receive guests that day from 11:00-1:00.  Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Middleport,OH.

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