Timothy Brandt


Timothy L. Brandt, 66, of Columbus, passed from this life at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Mr. Brandt retired from Dorel Juvenile Group after 35 years of service.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church at White Creek.

A sports enthusiast, Timothy was a St. Louis Cardinals and college basketball fan.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike with the Rev. Justin Whitmore officiating.

Family and friends may call from noon to time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Bethel Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Association.

Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Brandt family at barkesweaverglick.com.

Timothy was born in Sioux City, Iowa, on October 13, 1950. He was the son of Pastor Eldon L. and Arlene Gruebel Brandt.

He married Sandra Jane Thompson on March 29, 1992.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Sandra Jane Brandt; stepson, Todd (Jill) Downs of Columbus; stepgrandson, Matthew (Kaitlin) Downs of Columbus; brothers, the Rev. Mark (Karen) Brandt of Michigan and Dan (Sherry) Brandt of South Carolina; sisters, Debra (Mike) Rittman of Brownstown and Ruth (Vince) Johnson of Nineveh; and his beloved dog, Baby.

He was preceded in death by his parents.