Gordon R. Platts

Welcome to the
memorial page for 

Gordon R. Platts

February 18, 1954
~ April 22, 2020



All services for Gordon R. Platts
will be private.


Gordon R. Platts departed this life on April 22, 2020.  He was born to the late Willie Mack Platts and Jeanette Platts.  He attended the Long Branch Public School System.

Gordon (Ricky) was a painter who took pride in his work, a football coach for the LB Youth Program and a proud father.  He was his nephews biggest supporter and never missed a football game until falling ill.

He was predeceased by his father Willie Mack Platts, brothers Anthony Wright and Clifton Platts, sisters Delores, Jeanette and Joyce Platts.

He leaves to cherish his memories his mother Jeanette Platts; daughter Azariah Platts, brothers Oral, Stanley, Willie Jr. and Eric (Theresa) Platts; sisters Oriene and Allison Platts; his paternal aunt and uncle Crystal Rogers and Elliot Turner; a special niece Lucky (Gerald) Wiggins; a close friend Stanley Clark and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.




*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic following nationwide social distancing all services are private.  We appreciate your understanding.* 



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One thought on “Gordon R. Platts

  1. Raul Rivera says:

    Your presence will forever be missed in the Community of Long Branch. We will miss the love and kindness you showed everyone while here with us. Continue to watch over your family granting them memories of you during your physical absence. Pretty Ricky is what we will always call you!

    Rest well

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