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Mike Moon: The man who made
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From the March 9, 2016 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   Marion County is mourning the passing of a man who seemed larger than life and who, as the community's biggest "mover and shaker" in a generation (or perhaps ever), helped put his tiny adopted hometown of Buena Vista on the map.
   On the positive side, Mr. Mike Moon is probably sitting on the front row of the Pearly Gates Amphitheatre eating boiled peanuts with Elvis while Conway Twitty says "Hello".
   It would be difficult, if not impossible, to list all of his various business ventures, which included (at last count) over ... The rest of the story