Ronald Platt

Obituary of Ronald A. Platt

Ronald "Ronnie" Platt 80 of Unadilla passed away October 1, 2020 at Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City. He was a graduate of the Oneonta School, Class of 1958. Following graduation he went to work for Scintilla in Sidney for 19 ½ years. Then, Ronnie worked for the Postal Service as a rural carrier for 30 years. It was while he was working at Scintilla that he met his future wife, Faye. They married on January 27, 1962 and were married for 57 years when Faye predeceased him in 2019. They lived a very short time in Sidney before buying a house and moving to Unadilla. He definitely earned his 'jack of all trades' title because all of the remodeling done in or around the home. Ronnie like talking with everyone he met. He could walk into a room and make friends easily. He enjoyed visiting with his family and friends and loved country music. Ronnie liked working with his hands and being outside, for many years he cut his own firewood. He also enjoyed feeding the birds especially the crows which drove his wife nuts. He was a gentle, loving, marvelous husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Ronnie is survived by his daughter, Michele Myers-Platt, Unadilla Granddaughter, Jessica Winans, Unadilla, Grandson, Nathan Winans, Mt. Upton Great Grandson, Silas Rowe, Unadilla Two sisters; Catherine Wellman, Rochester and Vivian Spezio, Oneonta Three sisters-in-law; Wendy Platt, Oneonta, Carol Thurston, Oxford, Linda Crumley, Florida Four brothers-in-law; Calvin Thurston, Oxford, Steve Crumley, Florida, Joel Knapp, New Mexico, and Brian Knapp, New Mexico and many nieces and nephews and many great and great, great nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his parents; Eva and Clifford Platt and Brothers; Charles, Eugene, Gerald and Warren Platt and Sisters-in-law; Eva, Barbara and Sandy Platt, Ruthann Knapp and Gail Knapp and Brothers-in-law; Gerard Wellman, Pete Spezio and John Knapp and nephews; David Wellman, David Platt and Billy Platt and niece; Carla Thurston. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM on October 16, 2020 in Sand Hill Cemetery in Wells Bridge, NY. Condolences and memories may be shared online at Donations may be made Ronnie's name to the Unadilla Emergency Squad, 72 Clifton St. Unadilla, NY 13849 or the Sidney Emergency Squad, 8 Patterson St. Sidney, NY 13838 Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel 21 Main St. Sidney
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