Charles “Pat” Platt (1935-2019)

Pat Platt was born April 21, 1935 in Fillmore, California to Bertha May Brown and Charles R. Platt I. On September 3, 2019 he passed away after suffering from Alzheimers the past five years. He was the youngest of 6 children, Don, Virgil and Eula Smith and Mildred and Doris Platt all of whom predeceased him. Pat grew up in Fillmore graduating from Fillmore High in 1953. During his high school years he excelled in Baseball, Football and Basketball.
After high school Pat signed with the Pittsburg Pirates and played in their minor leagues. He eventually moved to San Jose where he graduated from San Jose State University. After graduating he worked for Campbell Union School District and the Santa Clara County Office of Education. He retired as a high school Principal. In 1966 he married Pat Jones. They were married for 54 glorious years and had two children, Michael Platt (Crystal) and Stacey Halkias (Todd). They were the proud grandparents of Dylan, Deryn, Dymon, Alicia, Breanna and Charlie. They had one great grandchild, Cinderella.
A Memorial Service is being held at 10 a.m., Saturday, October 5, 2019 at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 1205 Pine Ave., San Jose, CA 95125.