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David William Brandt

November 16, 1946 ~ May 20, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old


David William Brandt, age 76, passed from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident in Urbana, Illinois on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 10:59pm central time. David was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor and William Brandt; and his beloved wife, Kendra Brandt. He was a loving brother to Carolyn Florence, Bonnie Thompson and Patricia Caldwell. A wonderful brother-in-law to Lilian Kathleen Parrish and Sandra Richards. His children and their spouses, Jay and Ann Brandt, Amy (Brandt) and Charles Gregory Brock will miss him always. His grandchildren, Christopher, Isaac, Matthew, Therese, Ethan and Sarah will always miss him and know how proud of them he was. David served as a Marine in Vietnam and today is known as both a Christian, farmer, meme and the Godfather of Soil Health. David was an excellent steward of the land and taught many about its care worldwide. His larger than life presence will be missed by so many. Your honest work is done David, rest in peace.

Family and friends may visit 11-1:00pm on Friday, June 2, at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W. Waterloo St. Canal Winchester, OH 43110. A celebration of life for friends, colleagues, farmers and numerous others who knew David will be 1-6:00pm on Saturday, June 3 at David’s home, 6100 Basil Western Rd. Carroll, OH 43112. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to David Brandt Legacy Award/Memorial, C/O NoTill on the Plains, 672 Avenue L, Protection, KS 67127, the Soil Health Academy, 209 South Oak Ridge Drive, Enterprise, AL 36330, St. Judes or Gideons International. Online condolences may be found at


June 2, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110


Betzer Cemetery
4025 Pickerington Road
Carroll, OH 43112


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