Leonard Vernon PLATT

Passed away peacefully on October 2nd, 2011 at the Lodge on 4th.

Predeceased by his brothers Vincent, Stan, and Bud Platt; sisters Pat Bradford and Bonny Wilson; children Gordon Vernon Platt, Ellen Platt; and parents Joe & Evelyn Platt.

Born in Norbury Saskatchewan the family moved to Ladysmith at the age of 9 years. Schooled and raised in Ladysmith.

Survived by his loving wife Audrey, son Barry (Janet), grandchildren Joshua and Tamelia, great-grandchildren Dakota, Teagan, and Gabriel; sister Nancy Hodding; numerous nieces and nephews, and his special friends and co-workers at the Forest Service.

Leonard worked for B.C. Forest Service, Reforestation Division for thirty five years between 1946 and1981. He worked as a superintendent at numerous tree nurseries and started a few new nurseries.

Leonard was a director of the ‘Cowichan Valley Regional District’ between 1989 and 1996 and retired in Ladysmith. He was also a member of the Lions Club on the mainland and the Island.

Private family remembrance.

Condolences may be offered at telfordn@shaw.ca