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Charles Edward Platt passed away September 11, 2016 in Tulsa Oklahoma at age 86.

He was born March 8, 1930, in Stillwater to Charles Eli and Donna Mae Platt.

Charles is the former President and CEO of the Oklahoma State University Foundation. Under his tenure the Foundation received its first million dollar donation. This was the first of its kind from an individual or couple rather than a business entity.

Charles is survived by his wife Sue Wegner Platt (formerly of Ponca City) of 44 years; children (and spouses): Barbara Lee Platt of Houston, Texas, Karen Jo Hearn and husband Kenneth of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, Andrew Burns Platt and wife Debra of Houston, Texas, Lisa Rene Sisney and husband Lynn of Kellyville, Oklahoma. Grandchildren: Jon, Melissa, Christopher, Kenny and Charlie Hearn; Cameron and Trenton Sisney. Great grandchildren: Knox and Grace Hearn of Houston, Texas (parents Christopher and Emily Hearn).

Charles was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Mollyann Cypert-Davidson of Ardmore, OK.

Further information at tulsacremation.com

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Charles E. Platt President's Distinguish Scholarship Fund, OSU Foundation, Post Office Box 1749, Stillwater, OK 74076-1749.
Published on  September 13, 2016
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