Carl Eugene Cutshall, 72, Newcomerstown, passed away early Tuesday morning, Sept. 28, 2010, in Union Hospital, Dover.

Carl was born in Adams Township, Coshocton County, Oct. 20, 1937, a son of the late Russell and Lucille Stahl Cutshall.

He attended Bakersville school and West Lafayette High School. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Port Washington. Carl was also a member of the Port Washington Masonic Lodge 202, F&AM, where he served as tyler. He was also a member of the Arbutus Chapter 288, Port Washington OES (Eastern Star), where he served as a warder. Carl was employed in the construction industry for over 45 years. He retired from Dover Conveyor, Midvale, in 2004 after 30 years of employment. Prior to that, he was employed with Gundy Construction, New Philadelphia, for over 15 years. He was a member of the International Association of Iron Workers, Local 1204. Carl also sold Watkins Products for many years and enjoyed attending many fairs and shows throughout this area to represent Watkins Products. He also enjoyed gardening, woodworking, bird watching, and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Onna Nichole Cutshall, Newcomerstown, who died in 1982; seven brothers-in-law; and four sisters-in-law.

Carl is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shirley M. Myers Cutshall, Newcomerstown, whom he married June 15, 1957. Also surviving are two sons, Ricky A. (Sheri) Cutshall of Newcomerstown and Kevin L. Cutshall of Kemah, Texas; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five sisters, Alice (Mrs. Lawrence) McNamara, Norma (Mrs. Pete) Wilcox, Helen (Mrs. Pat) Duffy, and Jackie Cutshall, all of West Lafayette, and Peggie (Mrs. Wayne) Lauback of San Antonio, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services to celebrate Carl's life were Oct. 2 at the Ourant Funeral Home, Newcomerstown. The Rev. Dr. Robert E. Buckley conducted the services. Burial followed in West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown. Masonic Lodge services were Oct. 1 in the funeral home at the conclusion of the visiting hours.

The family is requesting that memorials be made in Carl's name to the Community Hospice of Tuscarawas, Carroll and Stark Counties, 201 W. Third St., Dover, OH 44622; or the St. Paul's United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 36, Port Washington, OH 43837.