Christopher Paul Sign, age 45, died on Saturday June 12, 2021. An award winning journalist and former University of Alabama football player, and most importantly a husband and father, he was a true light in this world. He was born to Susan and Robert Sign on April 19, 1976 in Arlington, Texas. Christopher is survived by his wife Laura LeBlanc Sign and their three boys, Hampton (10), Charlie (8), and Anderson (6), mother Susan Sign, brothers, Robert Sign (Andrea), Matthew Sign (Ally), Steven Sign (Suzanne), sister Stefanie Ulmer, in-laws Herb and Dale LeBlanc, brothers-in-law Travis LeBlanc (Jennifer), Ryan LeBlanc (Petrina) and a host of beloved nieces, nephews and great nephews . Preceded in death by his father Robert Sign and grandparents Ruth and Joe Sign and Shirley Lascelles. As a member of the University of Alabama football family, playing under his beloved Coach Gene Stallings and Coach Mike DuBose, he considered his teammates his brothers. He was an Edward R Murrow and Emmy award winning journalist and author who gained national attention for his investigative work. From his anchor and reporter positions in Phoenix, AZ to Birmingham, Alabama and a few places in between, he considered his co-workers part of his family. Christopher had a heart of gold and was concerned for others. He worked to help children in need and championed youth sports. As a mentor he helped his co-workers grow and become polished journalists. He planned many fishing and beach trips for his boys and helped coach them in sports. He worked to make the world around him a better place through his investigative work to report the truth around him. Christopher Sign, a friend to all and a defender of what is good and right in this world, will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be at Prince of Peace in Hoover from 9am-12pm with Mass following at 12 pm Wednesday June 16,2021
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