Mystery Coffin Carrier

I came across ths tattoo and it is obviously that he wanted "coffin carrier" or "the undertaker" to be tattooed. but I have never seen the middle character before. Wondering if I have missed something, I contacted John Pasden for a second opinion.

John checked his big fat Chinese dictionary, but it didn't have that character. His first impression was that it was supposed to be , but that doesn't make sense either. He then looked up "coffin" in a Japanese dictionary. It's written or .

To conclude, neither John nor I recognize the middle character, especially when the correct way to write is: