John Cmejla

John Howard Cmejla

Cocoa Beach, FL

John Howard Cmejla died Friday, March 14, at the age of 61 in Merritt Island, Florida.

Mr. Cmejla is survived by his mother, Marjorie R. Cmejla, his three daughters Katherine, Margaret and Emily, five grandchildren and five siblings.

Growing up in Waukegan, Illinois and Pelham Manor, New York, Mr. Cmejla attended Pelham Memorial High School and Plymouth State College. Throughout much of his life Mr. Cmejla was a gifted athlete and avid outdoorsman.

A memorial service will take place at Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home in Cocoa Beach on Thursday, March 20, at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Cmejla's name to Riverside Presbyterian Church, Cocoa Beach, FL. You may sign John's guestbook at

Funeral Home

Beckman Williamson Funeral Home
101 North Brevard Avenue Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
(321) 784-0116

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Mar. 18, 2014