Thomas John Platt, age 67, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Silver Cross Hospital with his loving family by his side. Born in Augusta, Georgia and raised in Joliet, IL.
Thomas graduated from Joliet East High School and retired from Caterpillar Company after 45 years of service. Thomas loved the outdoors; enjoying his time fishing, camping and going to the races. His grandchildren were the warmth in his heart, he loved spending time with them and always made sure to attend their events.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Platt.
Survived by his wife, Anna (Serrato) Platt; father, John Platt; children, Steven Platt, Jennifer (Cory) Dimmitt, Cruz (Dawn) Serrato, Olivina Pena and Arturo; grandchildren, Aliya, Jonathan, Lorenzo, Sophia, Angelina, Corina and Nicholas; brothers, Terry (Karen) Platt, David (Michelle) Platt and John Platt; several nieces, nephews and many friends.
A celebration of Thomas’ life will begin on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 with a memorial visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 7:30 p.m. Per Thomas’ wishes cremation rites have been accorded.
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