Mr. Brandt was born on August 11, 1958 in Karnes City. He grew up in Runge and moved to Houston at age nineteen. He began working as a surveyor for Cotton Surveying and advanced to being an inspector for Jones and Carter, Inc., where he was employed for thirty-three years until he retired in 2012. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing and traveling.
Survivors include his wife of eighteen years, Terry Brandt; his sister, Carol Warren of Victoria, her sons Adam Warren and Jason Warren; and his sister, Karen Parker of Sugar Land and her daughter, Melissa Parker.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Oland C. and Lorine Brandt; brothers, Charles and Craig; and sister, Marsha.
A memorial service will be held at George H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Home in Houston on July 27 at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be sent to The Wounded Warrior Project, The Sunshine Kids Foundation or the American Cancer Society.