COLUMNA, Emery G., 58 of Spring Hill, Florida passed away on Friday, December 25, 2020 at his home. Born November 19, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York, he came to the area 17 years ago from Greenlawn, New York. He was an avid golfer, loved to smoke cigars, did music reviews, wrote The Tribe, enjoyed playing guitar and loved his cats. He was a salesman in the furniture industry and was Baptist by faith. Emery was a people person who cared deeply for his friends and family. He will be missed. We are comforted in the knowledge that we know that he is in glory with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Emery grew up on Long Island, NY and graduated The Stony Brook School in 1980. He received a Business Administration degree from Bob Jones University. He started his work life at Grumman Aerospace, moved on to the music industry in LA, and once settling in Spring Hill, the furniture industry.
He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law: Joseph Columna and Kathie Eyler Columna of Glendale, CA; sister and brother-in-law: Irene and Mark Settle of Westland, MI; nieces: Samantha Columna, Madeline Columna; and nephew: Charlie Settle.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 1pm, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 13171 Tara Street, Spring Hill, FL 34609 with a gathering for friends and family beginning at 12:30 pm.
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