James (Jim) Platner, 67, of Miami, AZ passed away November 2, 2019. He was born in Phoenix, AZ to James and Verna Platner. He attended Monte Vista Elementary and Camelback High School and was active in the youth group at Aldersgate Methodist church. Jim had owned several small businesses and was most recently employed in the mining industry. He had been a volunteer with Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association. His first love was motorcycles, he was a long time member of The Trail Riders Club. He enjoyed back packing, traveling and creating metal art. Jim is survived by his mother, Verna, life companion, Sue and his faithful dog, Bo. He was preceded in death by his father, James and sister, Joyce (JJ). A Memorial Service will be held a Messinger Indian School Mortuary on Saturday, November 16th at 1:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the Mortuary.
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