Leland Vance Blackburn, 94, of Central Point, Ore. passed away Friday, March 1, 2013. Leland was born March 26, 1918 in Byron, Okla. to George and Mabel Blackburn. Leland was married to Mary (Scott) Blackburn for 33 years.
Leland was a graduate of University of Southern California and practiced Civil Engineering and Land Surveying at the California Dept. of Transportation for 31 years, retiring in 1981. Leland was a member of Grace Church in Central Point. His hobbies were dancing and fly fishing.
Leland is survived by sons, Ralph, Wayne, and Kerry; daughter, Susan (Blackburn) Reynolds; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
There will be a graveside service at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Medford, Ore.