Christopher Wayne Lecates of Pensacola, FL, formerly of Bethel, passed away on Aug. 23, 2021 at home. Christopher was born in Seaford on Nov. 6, 1971 to Wayne Howard Lecates and Linda Leigh (Pusey) Lecates.

He had been employed as a chef/cook for several local restaurants and also in Pensacola.

Christopher was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Howard Lecates; paternal grandparents, Howard and Cortha Lecates of Bethel; and maternal grandparents, George F. and Carolyn Pusey of Laurel.

He is survived by his mother, Linda L. Lecates; two daughters, Domyno-Autumn Schwartz (Forrest) of Pensacola, FL and Alexis Leigh Ann Lecates of Seattle, WA; and the “light of his world”, his granddaughter Aurora Autumn Schwartz. Christopher is also survived by his brother, Scott Howard Lecates (Tammy) of Peoria, AZ; two nieces, Brooke Lecates (and son Kade Cortez) of Leander, TX and Lindsey Lecates of Scottsdale, AZ; his uncles, Randy Lecates of New Jersey and Frank Pusey (Debbie) of Delmar, Mike Pusey (Glenda) of Laurel, and Ed Pusey (Debbie) of Laurel; and his aunt, Vickie Nicklas of Seaford.

Arrangements were handled by Family-Funeral & Cremation of Pensacola, FL. Burial will be private at a later date.