Brent L. Agnew, 47, Dexter

DEXTER, NY —  Brent L. Agnew, 47, Dexter, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, Aug. 7, 2021, at his home.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Keokut, IA.

There are no local services.

Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home, Inc., Adams, NY.

Born March 6, 1974, in Keokut, IA, son of Kenneth and Linda (Ballinger) Agnew, he graduated Hamilton High School in Hamilton, IL, and then attended culinary school also in Hamilton, IL.

Brent married Melissa Burnett on Dec. 23, 2005 ,in Burlington, IA, and worked for IPC Construction in Burlington. The couple moved to Adams in 2016 and in 2018 they moved to their current home in Dexter. He worked locally for Rolfe’s Paving & Excavating, Adams, since 2018.

He is survived by his wife Mellissa, one son Corbin Agnew, Keokut, IA; four daughters Brooke Agnew, Burlington, IA, Alexis Agnew, Keokut, IA, Teirney Agnew, Dexter and Kenkay Agnew, Dexter. He is also survived by three sisters Techa (Tyler) Peterson, Hamilton, IL, Michele Agnew, Kahoka, MO, Ashley (Trevor) Hurt, Kahoka, MO; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents.

Brent enjoyed motorcycling, fishing, boating, and his favorite football team the Philadelphia Eagles.

A memorial/loss fundraiser has been set up on the Facebook page of Techa Agnew Peterson for donations in his memory.

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