Gregory S. Emmerling 1957-2017

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Gregory Seth Emmerling, 60, of Daytona Beach, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Halifax Health Hospice of Florida.

Gregory was born June 15, 1957, in Warren, a son to Paul E. and J. Patricia “Patty” Emmerling.

He was a self-employed business owner. He was a graduate of Howland High School and Embry Riddell Aeronautical University.

His hobbies included hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his best friend and soul mate, Peggy Szurgot; brothers, Jeffrey P. (Linda) Emmerling and Steven J. (Mary) Emmerling; niece, Jessica E. (David) Takach; nephews, Raymond P. (Chafin) Emmerling and Carl A. (Erica) Emmerling; and great-nieces, Sarah E. Takach, Lacey M. Takach, Cullen A. Emmerling and Lyla F. Emmerling.

Gregory was preceded in death by his father, Paul, and his mother, Patty.

Per his request, a cremation is taking place.

His family and friends will gather to celebrate his life at a later date.

Material contributions may be made in his memory to the Halifax Health Hospice of Florida.

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