He was born on Nov. 30, 1962, in LaGrange, to Richard and Cecile (Huff) Atz.
He graduated from West Noble High School. He was a very hard worker who loved to work with his hands. He loved his family, especially spending time with his grandchildren. He coached baseball in Ligonier and loved to watch it. He enjoyed fishing and spending time outdoors.
Brent is survived by his three children: Brice (Stacy) Atz of Ligonier; Brittany (Tommy) Isaac of Kimmell; Bradley Atz, Ligonier; seven grandchildren: Dylan, Taylor, Trent, Kylie, Nick, Blake and Khloe; seven siblings: Tom (Gale) Atz, Ligonier; Craig (Lorna) Atz, Ligonier; Tim (Roxie) Atz of Ligonier; Carla (Barry) Lucas, Ligonier; Cheryl Atz, Ligonier; Steve (Michelle) Atz, Auburn; and Carol (Carson) Slone, Ligonier.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Quentin Atz.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier. A graveside service will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Oak Park Cemetery in Ligonier.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family c/o Yeager Funeral Home.