PAULDING – Brett E. White, age 67, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance.

Brett was born on November 13, 1955 in Paulding to the late Kenneth and Louise Ann (Johnson) White. On December 23, 2013, he married the love of his life, Kay (Gutsch) Eaton, who survives. Brett worked for Spartech Plastics, formerly Pawnee, for over 40 years before he retired in 2015. He was a member of the Eagles in Celina, the Paulding V.F.W. Post 587, the Black Swamp and Maumee Gas Engine and Tractor Club, and the Flat Rock Tractor Club. Brett loved listening to blues music, he loved antique truck restoration, and was a collector of antique tractors.

Along with his loving wife, Brett is survived by his children: Brody (Tracie) White, Cecil; Colten White, Columbus; Gina (Ryan) Lundquist, Toledo; brother, Douglas (Pam) White, Paulding; two grandchildren, Alayna and Landen White.

Brett, in addition to his parents, is also preceded in death by his grandson, Braeden.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Den Herder Funeral Home with Jeff Dye officiating. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery, Paulding.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2022 at Den Herder Funeral Home. There will also be visitation from 9 a.m. until time of services on Saturday.

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