Anthony Moravec Obituary, Death – Tony Moravec’s untimely and unexpected death has left his family and friends in mourning over his loss. A respected and well-known member of the Columbus community and business world, a champion for the city’s community college system, and a defender of Columbus’ historic architecture has recently passed away. Tony Moravec reportedly passed away on Tuesday, having reached the age of 72 before his death, according to a report that was published in The Republic.

After attending election night celebrations given by local Republicans at the Loft in downtown Columbus, he was found dead in his pickup on Tuesday night. The festivities had taken place earlier that evening.
According to information provided by the office of the Bartholomew County Coroner, which was cited in an article published by The Republic, an autopsy is going to be carried out.

This will aid in the investigation of the circumstances surrounding his passing. In addition to being the owner of BlairEx laboratories and Applied Laboratories, Moravec was also responsible for the renovations of both the Zaharakos and the Pump House restaurants, which are located in the downtown area of Columbus and which he also owned. Moravec was also responsible for the renovations. Moravec was on the Board of Trustees for Ivy Tech State University at one time in the past.

In September of the year before, Ivy Tech Community College made the announcement that the new building that would be built on the Columbus Air Park Campus would be named after Moravec in honor of his contributions to the college. In recognition of Moravec’s service to both the college and the surrounding community, this was done as a show of gratitude.

The plant has had employees since the summer of this year, but the actual opening ceremony didn’t take place until just a few weeks ago. During the ceremony that took place in September 2021 to make the announcement that a new Ivy Tech building will be constructed on the Columbus Air Park Campus and named in honor of Moravec, he expressed his enthusiasm for both Ivy Tech and education. On the campus of the Columbus Air Park was going to be the location of the facility. Tony Moravec puts his signature on a ceremonial beam as part of a ceremony that is being held at Ivy Tech. image taken by WRB