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Updated: 05/16/2014 08:00:02AM

Frank H. Platt

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Dr. Frank H. Platt, 85, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

He was born Dec. 30, 1928, to Frank and Edna McClenithan Platt.

Frank was a graduate of DeSoto County High School. He served in the United States Army, and later attended the University of Florida on the GI Bill. Frank later graduated from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1955. He practiced in Okeechobee, Fla., from 1957 to 1996. Frank served in various civic organizations throughout the years, and was a member of the United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Reba; daughter, Phyllis Bass; two sons, Kevin (Vicki) Platt and Michael (Theresa) Platt, all of Okeechobee; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until a memorial service at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 2014, at First United Methodist Church of Okeechobee, 200 N.W. Second St., Okeechobee. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements are by Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, Okeechobee.

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