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James Leon Platt

October 6, 1953 — June 1, 2021

James Leon Platt

James Leon Platt returned home to his sweetheart Nancy on June 1, 2021, following an accident doing what he loved. He was born October 6, 1953 to Robert Warren and Rhoda Bea Platt in Cedar City, UT. He married the love of his life on March 5, 1976 in New Castle UT. Together they raised 6 kids.

Leon grew up cowboying, hunting, and working on the farm where he learned the value of hard work at a young age which he carried with him his entire life.

Leon was the life of the party. His stories and positive personality always drew a crowd. He had an amazing ability of making lifelong friends and always putting others needs above his own. Leon enjoyed trucking, ranching, chasing horses, hunting, playing with the grandkids, and visiting with anyone he met.

Leon is preceded in death by his father Robert Warren, his wife Nancy Bea, his baby daughter Mary Rhoda, and his grandson Austin Wayne. He is survived by his children Chana (Casey) Green, Russell Leon (Lacey) Platt, Jon Travis (Jessie) Platt, Misty (Turley) Truman, Tammy Lee (Bingham) Walch, and Sara (Brian) Cates; his mother Rhoda Bea Gubler; and his siblings Wayne (Gaylene) Platt, Denise Platt, Bruce Platt, Karen (Frank) Vinson, Shelley (Joan) Platt; and Stanley Watson and 23 grandchildren and the 24th on the way.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 7 2021 at 11 am at the New Castle LDS chapel.  Family and friends may visit Sunday, June 6 from 5-7pm at the New Castle LDS Chapel and Monday from 9-10:45 am.

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