March 24, 1966 - January 19, 2022
Lyman F. Sheats Jr., 55, of Hoffman Estates, Illinois. After a courageous and long battle with mental illness, Lyman died by suicide on January 19, 2022. His soul is finally at peace. Loving partner of Penni Epstein; devoted brother of Beverly Sheats George; cherished uncle of Christopher George and William George. Lyman was a pinball software engineer whose accomplishments spanned nearly three decades. Lyman brought a wealth of knowledge in software design as well as gameplay. His visions of gameplay and rules were a result of his many years as an avid pinball tournament player and enthusiast, and many of his rulesets serve as the backbone for modern pinball rules design. He loved watching people playing and enjoying his games. Please assist us in bringing awareness to this silent epidemic. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to National Alliance on Mental Illness A private visitation will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Due to COVID concerns the family asks that you please celebrate Lyman’s life by attending the visitation virtually. CLICK HERE to view the services virtually, the livestream will start at approximately 11:00 A.M. The family has created this Life Tributes page to make it easy to share your memories, photos, and videos. For further information please contact the Morizzo Funeral Directors at 847.752.6444. Arrangements entrusted to Morizzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, at 2550 West Hassell Road, (Northeast corner at Barrington Road), Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169. For those of you that would have attended services and would like to express your condolences to the family, please click on the link above and you can leave the family a message, with the share a memory link. If you wish to send a Sympathy Card to the Family, please feel free to send it to Morizzo Funeral Home, 2550 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 60169 c/o The Family. We will gladly forward it on.
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