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“Dear Coach Hal, A meaningful positive presence in my formative days at Leo (golf and baseball) in the 1960s - always a dear man. May you rest in...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Donald Gehrig - St Paul, MN

“I will miss him dearly. He was a role model for me of how a good man should live. He was a wonderful brother-in-law who never had a bad word to say....Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: NATHAN MILLER - SUN CITY CENTER, FL

“Thanks Hal for being a close friend of mine for many years. Enjoyed the many rounds of golf we played at Cedar Creek. I will never forget your ...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Max Amstutz - IN - Friend

“Platt family, my sympathy, thoughts, and prayers are with youat this time of loss. Hal was a man of character and will be missed. May good memories...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: John Glass - North Port, FL

“Hal was one of the nicest men I ever knew. Smart with a quick wit. He presented to all who knew him an example of what a good man is. I have...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Dennis Powell - Fort Wayne, IN

“Hal was a personality in high school athletics. He will not be forgotten as he touched so many young people and those he worked with. Prayers of...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Phil Kurtz - Cape Coral, FL

“RIP Hal. You made a difference in so many lives, including mine. Thank You and Forever Grateful, David Kissell ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: David Kissell - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Rest in peace, Hal, knowing that you are still loved. Blessings to Greg and Gary and their families from Jim and Nance Cox. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: James Cox - Port St Lucie, FL

“To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: DAN & BARB (MILLS) STRATTON - LEO, IN

“Thank you coach for being a great teacher and role model. Condolences to his family. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Deb Rice Bechtel - Columbia Falls, MT

Halden C. "Hal" Platt, 84, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018. Born in Zanesville, Indiana, Hal was the son of the late Arlo and Wilma Platt. Hal graduated from East Union High School in 1951 and earned his bachelors degree from Huntington College in 1955. While in college he played both baseball and basketball. Hal pitched for the Muncie Reds a single A farm league of the Cincinnati Reds. Hal taught at Muncie Schools and coached baseball from 1955-1960. He then coached at Albion prior to becoming a teacher, coach and Athletic Director at Leo Junior/Senior High School until retirement. Hal loved coaching and enjoyed his daily tee times at the golf course. He was a member of Leo United Methodist Church, where he enjoyed singing in their choir. Hal enjoyed getting together monthly with his fellow retired colleagues. Surviving are his sons, Greg (Suzanne) Platt of Belleview, FL, Gary (Cathy) Platt of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Gregory Platt, Cameron Platt, Lyndsy (Pete) Moore, Matthew (Holly) Platt; great-grandchildren, Kyle, Jackson, Julia and Jaycee Platt, Hunter and Alaina Moore; and sister, Marlene (Don) Hoopingarner of Bluffton. Hal was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Platt; and sister, Carolyn Rose Platt. Service is 11:00 am, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road with calling one hour prior, Rev. David Heim officiating. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Burial in Leo Memorial Cemetery, Leo, Indiana. Memorials may be made to Leo United Methodist Church.