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Brandon M. Story

November 11, 1979 — May 25, 2023

Van Wert, Ohio

Brandon M. Story, 43, of Van Wert passed away at his residence on May 25, 2023. He was born on November 11, 1979, in Bellefontaine, To Sheena D. (Story) Johnson and Byron Benning.

Brandon was a hard-worker and a great dad. He had a beautiful soul and a great sense of humor who loved spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving are his mother, Sheena D. Johnson of Lima; his father, Daniel Russell Whetsel of Bellefontaine; his children, Cassidy M. Story, Keagon F. Story, Trinity H. Story, Devon J. Story, Cole M. Story and Kash M. Story; grandparents, Aretta and Robert Scott; siblings, LaToya A. Whetsel, Tierra A. Whetsel, Brittnie R. Whetsel, Anthony Tyrone Johnson, Daniel R. Whetsel, Saudia Monson, Chiante Benning, Rashida Benning and Grace Benning; and many loving uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces.

A memorial service will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at Camp Clay, Van Wert.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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