Christopher Lee Sheets

Published 2:54 pm Monday, May 16, 2022

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On Saturday, April 30, 2022, Christopher Lee Sheets, loving husband, passed away at the age of 53 at Emory University Hospital due to complications from Congestive Heart Failure.

Christopher was born on July 15, 1968 to Gary and Diane (Foster) Sheets.

He was a 1986 graduate of LaGrange High School. Christopher graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mercer University in 1990 with a degree in English Literature. He worked as a Senior Copy Editor for 20 years at the Columbus Ledger Enquirer and prior to that as a News Editor at the Americus Times Recorder for four years. He was a gifted writer and poet. He was also an avid tabletop and computer gamer.

Christopher was preceded in death by his father, Gary and his mother, Diane.

He is survived by his wife, Tracey Lee Sheets; his sister, Vikki Sheets Stringham, her husband, Kevin and their daughters, Kate and Emily; his sister-in-law Jill Arnold, her husband, Wade and their son, Ethan; and his sister-in-law, Kasey Willis and her fiancé, Tyler Wright.

Friends and family are invited to a lunch and celebration of Christopher’s life on Saturday, July 2 at 1 p.m. at Fountain Church, 107 Mallory Dr. LaGrange, Georgia.

Those wishing to remember Christopher can make donations to Emory University Hospital online at