BRANDENBURG, James Taylor age 37 of Lebanon, Ohio passed unexpectedly December 30, 2017 at his residence. Born October 18, 1980 in Wilmington, Ohio, James was the son of James "Ed" and Vickie (nee Secrist) Brandenburg and a loving husband, father, son and brother. James was a graduate of Springboro High School and was employed with Kelchner Escavating in Springboro. James enjoyed playing guitar, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Preceded in death by his father, James leaves behind his loving wife Erica (nee King) Brandenburg of Lebanon, Ohio; son Cody Brandenburg and step son Cody Mullins, mother Vickie Brandenburg, brothers Jack Brandenburg of Franklin,, Ohio and David (Ashlie) Brandenburg of Dayton, Ohio, sister Nichole Brandenburg of Lebanon, Ohio and many other family members and friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, January 3, 2018 from 5pm until time of service at 7pm. Burial will be held privately.