Steven D. Platt, 73 of Huntington, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at Parkview Randallia Supportive Care. Steve was a 1965 graduate of Union High School and a 1974 graduate of Huntington (College) University where he received an Honorary Doctorate in 2018. He is Indiana’s all-time collegiate basketball scoring leader and was drafted by the Washington Bullets in 1974. He was inducted into the Huntington University Athletic Hall of Fame and was Huntington University Alumnus of the year in 1987 and 2003. He was inducted into the NAIA Basketball Hall of Fame and the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame. Steve was an executive board member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame as well as a board member of the Huntington County Boys and Girls Club, the Salvation Army, and the Huntington University PACE committee. He was the head men’s basketball coach at Huntington University from 1994 – 2007. Steve was a lifetime farmer in Huntington County. He was a member of Emmanuel Community Church. He was a devoted husband to his wife, Peggy, for 53 years and was a loving father and grandfather.
Steve was born on Nov. 2, 1947 in Bluffton, the son of the late Darl R. and Clanedia M. (Stetzel) Platt.