The Van Wert County Courthouse

Thursday, Jun. 13, 2024

Brent B. Adams

Brent B. Adams, 57, of Westerville, passed away at 5:51 a.m.  Saturday, May 13, 2023 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

He was born January 29, 1966, in Van Wert, to Gregg and Barbara (Johnson) Adams.

Brent Adams

Brent was a 1984 graduate of Van Wert High School. He also graduated from Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Accounting and Management. He worked in corporate accounting at Verizon in Columbus. Brent was a very active member of Peace Lutheran Church in Gahanna, Ohio for many years. He was a faithful supporter of youth athletics and an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes.

Surviving are his parents, Gregg and Barbara Adams of Columbus; a brother, Dirk and Suzi (Etzler) Adams; a sister, Stephanie (Shawn) Ward; five nieces and nephews, Chandler and Alyx (Slusher) Adams, Meredith Adams, Katie Ward, Emily Ward and Claire Ward; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and his two beloved dogs, Puck and Dexter.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clarence and Erma Johnson; paternal grandparents, Rudy and Besse Adams; and 3 aunts, Joanne Baer, Betty Schaadt and Beth Ann Adams.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials: Ohio Fuzzy Pawz Shih Tzu Rescue,

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POSTED: 05/16/23 at 9:34 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries