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Ohio Farmer Made Famous By Meme Dies After Auto Accident

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Ohio man Dave Brandt, who became the Internet meme face of “It Aint Much But It’s Honest Work” fame, passed away Sunday. 

Brandt, 76, died due to injuries sustained after an auto accident that happened last Thursday in Illinois. 

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The Carroll, Ohio farmer shot to Internet fame in 2018 when a Reddit user createdthe meme out of the photo of Carroll on his farm that accompanied a story published in 2014 by the United States Department of Agriculture. After three weeks of dominating Reddit, the “But it’s honest work” meme was officially a huge success and Carroll was popping up all over social media. 

In real-life, he was considered something of a farming legend. 


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