Mr. Christian, 60, of Medford, Ore., passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2010, in Medford. He was born on October 6, 1950, in Lodi, Calif., to Irvin McKinley Christian and Ruth Louise Grieser. On August 7, 1976, in Dana Point, Calif., he married Elizabeth Louise Ellis.

Mr. Christian enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing the guitar, his membership in the Lions Club, Jackson County Re-Act, and Search & Rescue with the Oregon State Sheriff's Association.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; children, Mark Allen (Susan) Christian and Ann Elizabeth Christian; sisters, Joyce Christian, of Las Vegas, Nev. and Carole Sager, of La Verne, Calif.; half-brother, Ian Christian, of Palm Desert, Calif.; and grandchildren, Courtney Elizabeth and Mark Allen Christian, Jr.

Private services are being held. Burial will be at Rock Point Cemetery, Gold Hill. Conger~Morris of Medford is entrusted with arrangements.