He was born on August 4, 1963, to Alan Robert Herdt and Joan Patricia Herdt in Concord, CA.
Brian earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of South Carolina, and subsequently a Master of Education from West Georgia University. His lifelong passion for education led him to work over for 30 years as a coach, tutor, and teacher, with 19 of those years as a Chemistry Teacher at Campbell High School in Cobb County, GA. Brian enjoyed coaching baseball for numerous youth teams, working as a scout for the Cincinnati Reds, and watching eight of his players go on to professional careers in MLB and the NFL.
Brian is survived by his daughter Callista Herdt, father Alan Herdt, sister Susan Bryant, brother Dean Herdt, and sister-in-law Merry Herdt. He was preceded in death by his mother Joan Herdt.
Per his wishes, Brian was cremated, and the family will hold private memorial services.
Memorials or donations may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association.