J. Gary Sheets, a Utah entrepreneur whose wife was killed by the infamous bomber Mark Hofmann, died Sunday in St. George. He was 84.
In the 1980s, Sheets had constructed a thriving undertaking, Coordinated Financial Services, in Salt Lake City, which hired Steven F. Christensen as one in every of its specialists. On the aspect, Christensen was concerned within the full of life industry in historical Mormon books and paperwork and had dealings with Hofmann.
The 2nd one Hofmann planted on the Sheets’ area, and it killed Sheets’ wife, Kathleen, straight away.
“When my dad told me,” Gretchen Sheets McNees, who was 19 in 1985, said on the 20th anniversary of her mom’s death, “it was like all my bones had been ripped out of me.”
Sheets grew up in Richfield and attended the University of Utah, according to his obituary. After Kathleen’s loss of life, he remarried. He is survived by his wife, Diane, six kids, 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A funeral will happen at midday Wednesday on the Green Valley 1st Ward in St. George, Utah, with a viewing at 10:30 a.m. Memorial donations is also made to the Switchpoint Community Resource Center for the homeless in St. George.