David Albert Brandt, loving father and grandfather, entered the Heavenly gates April 11, 2020. He was born in Milan, Indiana August 12, 1951.Dave worked at Cincinnati Incorporated for many years. He also farmed with his son. Dave, enjoyed attending 4H fairs and helping with the program. He was a member of the Southwestern Sheep Breeder Association. Dave also volunteered at Vogt Farms throughout the years.Papaw Dave adored his grandchildren. He enjoyed going to their activities, especially the 4H events. He also helped Abbie and Megan prepare for their shows. Dave also enjoyed cooking and baking cakes for family birthdays.David is preceded in death by his parents, Laurel and Betty Brandt. He is survived by his son Will (D. J.) Brandt; two granddaughters Abbie and Megan Brandt; his ex – wife Cathy Brandt; brother Glenn (Karen) Brandt; sister Dolly Brown and aunt Doris Rich. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews along with many longtime friends.A private graveside service will be held for immediate family members on Friday, April 2020 at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Manchester.Donations can be mailed to Dearborn County 4 H program at 351 E Eads Parkway, Lawrenceburg, IN 470250or the Manchester Fire Department, 10457 Indiana 48, Aurora IN 47001. Please help support the family by signing the online guestbook or leaving personal memories at www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of David Brandt.