Submitted by a Friend
From the April 2nd, 1993 edition of the Daily Record, Morris County, NJ:
Lewis R. Sheats died yesterday from injuries sustained while fighting a fire in Chatham. He was 51.
He was born in Summit and later moved to Chatham.
Mr. Sheats was a lieutenant firefighter for the South Orange Fire Department for 19 years. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Chatham Borough Fire Department for 23 years and was the department’s former deputy chief.
He was an army veteran of the Korean War. He owned L.R.S. Video, a video photography company. He formerly was a mechanic for C & C Motors in Madison.