Carl D. Platt, 90, of New Middletown, Ohio, formerly of North Sewickley Twp. passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Windsor Estates in New Middletown.
Born June 4, 1927 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Percy and Jennie Welsh Platt . He was married to Bernice J. Shuster Platt for 66 years when she passed away December 11, 2015.
Carl retired from Babcock and Wilcox following 30 years of service as a security guard. He was also a former Beaver Falls Police Officer. Carl was a former active member and Bible Study Leader at the Ellwood City and the Beaver Falls First Baptist Churches. He was a Veteran of the US Navy.
Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia Patrick of Harmony, Deborah VanDoren of Virginia; son, David (Donna) Platt of New Middletown, Ohio; ten grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Carl was preceded in death by two son in laws, James Patrick and Emory VanDoren, and siblings, Glenn E. Platt and Edith Mae Francis.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday April 18 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, Inc. 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 am. Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
DEAR CINDY AND FAMILY, I AM SO SORRY TO LEARN OF YOUR FATHER’S PASSING. MAY YOU HAVE MANY HAPPY MEMORIES TO COMFORT YOU. SINCERELY, SHARON (HOUSEHOLDER) MARATTA
TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PLATT FAMILY: DENNIS AND I WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY IN THE LOSS OF CARL. WE WILL NEVER FORGET HIS KINDNESS, HOSPITALITY AND GIVING HEART. HE WAS ALWAYS THERE TO LEND A HELPING HAND AND WE JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT HE HELPED US OUT MANY TIMES WHEN DENNIS AND I WERE FIRST MARRIED. YOU SHOULD BE PROUD TO BE CALL HIM YOUR DAD BECAUSE HE WAS A GREAT MAN.