William Thomas Platt

August 1946 – September 2011

William Thomas Platt, died September 18, 2011 at the Livermore VA Hospital. He was born on August 5, 1946 in Arkansas to Thomas and Grace Platt. He enlisted in the United States Army at the age of 17 and was medically discharged after an accident. After his honorable discharge he lived in Southern California for 5 years. He was in architectural design and construction for 30 years. He settled in this area for the last 25 years. He loved art and was an avid reader.

He is survived by his three children, Alesia Hasley-Platt of Orange, Ca; and twins Emily Platt and Zane Platt of Los Banos, CA; sister, Suzanne Garrett-Echevarria of Delhi, Marianne Smith of Elk Grove, CA, Dianne Smith of Turlock, Timothy Platt of Turlock, and Erin Bronson of Sacramento, CA; and two grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his brother, Sean Platt and sister Melanie Coury.

A memorial service will be held Friday, September 23rd at 3:pm at Allen Mortuary.


Remembrances

  1. I will always miss you and your such a clown and i love that about you …Thanks for all the laughs …See you in heaven !!
    Love you always Kelly Ashburn

  2. I will always remember Uncle Bill’s funny faces, jokes, comments, his sense of humor, his creativity. He was one of kind, the definition of one of a kind. I will miss him so much and I am so proud to have called him my Uncle. What an awesome person! Hayley
    Grace Coury Sep 23, 2011 fair oaks, CA

  3. Dear Bill , You were my brother and my friend. So many times we spent talking away the afternoon……sharing stories about family and life……some serious……some filled with laughter. We always ended our visits with a hug and kiss and you telling
    me you loved me. I knew you meant it. You were one of the most interesting, honorable, intelligent, artistic, & fun loving men I have ever known. I am a better person for having shared my life with you. Thank you for making this world a better place and leaving
    me with so many wonderful memories. You touched so many lives. I wonder if you realized that? For you, I promised I would always be there for Alesia, Zane and Emily and I will keep that promise. Suzanne Sep 19, 2011 Delhi, CA

  4. I wish I had been there to hold your hand. I miss how funny you were. It seems like yesterday we were in line at walmart and you were in your wheelchair with that bandana on your head making “vvvrrrooooooooooommmm” sounds like you were in Nascar. I wish
    we had more time together before you went to jesus but I know you’re not in pain anymore. Your true colors really shined through in the end…and they were beautiful bill. Seth W. Garrett Sep 19, 2011 Modesto, CA

  5. I have so much regret. It pains me that I didn’t get the chance to see you before you passed. I simply have too many thoughts and emotions, no way can I even begin to express them. Regardless, I love you dad. I hate that you’re gone. Emily I have so much
    regret. It pains me that I didn’t get the chance to see you before you passed. I simply have too many thoughts and emotions, no way can I even begin to express them. Regardless, I love you dad. I hate that you’re gone. Emily Sep 19, 2011 Los Banos, CA Sep
    19, 2011 Los Banos, CA

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