MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA-Michael-John Platts, 30 of Emerson, Georgia and formerly of Scarborough, died unexpectedly Monday October 11, 2021 in Alabama. \r\n\r\nHe was born in Portland July 21, 1991 the son of Robert E. Platts, Jr. and Nora C. Connolly. He grew up in South Portland and attended schools in South Portland and Portland. Michael found his passion in what was to be his career in non-destructive testing. His job took him to Georgia and surrounding states. He gained several certifications while working in this field. \r\n\r\nMikey enjoyed watching the New England sports teams with his Grampy Connolly and his brothers, Chris and Cameron. He also was an accomplished wood worker and liked to crochet on his down time. He enjoyed hanging out with friends and family, and exploring new places with his girlfriend, Nicole. He had a special fondness for his dog, Lola. Mikey was known for his big heart and willingness to give anyone a helping hand. \r\n\r\nMikey was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Catherine Elizabeth Kelley and his paternal grandfather, Robert Platts, Sr. \r\n\r\nHe is survived by his mother, Nora C. Connolly; and father, Robert Platts, Jr both of South Portland. Maternal grandfather, John Connolly and wife Betsy of Waterboro. His paternal grandmother, Mary Platts of Florida. He leaves behind three brothers, Christopher Platts of Scarborough; nephews, Greyson and Jonathan Platts, Cameron Cartier of South Portland, and Noah Platts of Gorham; and his girlfriend, Nicole Hosking of Portland; and dog, Lola. Mikey also leaves behind many aunts, uncles and cousins that loved him. \r\n\r\nA memorial service will be held at a later date at the Conroy-Tully Walker South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, South Portland.