He was born in Terre Haute, May 7, 1982, to Donald and Deborah Risner.
Brett graduated from Northview High School with the class of 2000. Following high school he attended IUPUI in Indianapolis, and later achieved his B.S. degree in Business Accounting from University of Pheonix and later his Masters from California State University. He moved to California in 2005 and began working for K-Tube, a medical tubing company, as a supervisor in the sales department. Brett enjoyed traveling, spending time in Las Vegas, cooking out and spending time with friends and family.
Survivors include his parents Don and Debbie Risner, Brazil, sister Angel Erst and husband Erich, Brazil, niece and nephew Alexis McCall and Camden Erst, grandparents Maggie Risner, Coco Beach, Fla., and William and Bonnie Archer, Staunton, close friends Vickie Adams and Roy Gomez as well as several aunts, uncles, extended family members and friends.
Services for Brett will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Saturday, June 20, 2009, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Doug Parkey officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday, from 4-8 p.m.
Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory.