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Landis Blackford

Visitation:
Sunday, November 28, 2010
2:00 PM until 8:00 PM

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Eisnaugle-Lewis Funeral Home, Inc.
28 Harding Avenue
Jackson, Ohio 45640
Phone – (740)286-2010
Fax – (740)286-5640
eklfuneralhome@yahoo.com.


Landis J. Blackford Jr. “Blackie”, age 66, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 3:50 am at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born December 15, 1943 in Newton, New Jersey, to the late Landis Sr and Margaret (Stang) Blackford.
Landis was a volunteer firefighter for a total of 48 years between the Freedon and Bloomfield Volunteer Fire Departments. He retired from Meridian Automotive Plant of Jackson, for which he worked for 30 years. He was a member of the Buckeye Allis Club and the Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club, for 20 years. He was the president of the Buckeye Hills FFA Alumni and the Bloomfield Fire Department Associaion.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Marion (LaBar) Blackford; sons, Larry Blackford, of Jackson, and John (Shawna) Blackford, of Jackson; two grandchildren, Jonathon (Sondra) Clagg, and Allie Blackford, of Jackson; three great grandchildren, Caleb, Hunter and Emily McNutt, of McDermont Ohio. He is also survived by an uncle, Clarence (Marty) Stang, and aunt Mary Semanchik; one brother in law, Donald LaBar, and sister in law, Nancy LaBar, all of New Jersey, and many nephews, nieces and friends.
Friends may call from 2-8 pm Sunday, November 28, 2010 at the Eisnaugle-Lewis Funeral Home. A firefighters service will follow immediately after the calling hours, with Rev Wendell Vermillion officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Tranquility Cemetery in Newton New Jersey. Online condolences may be sent to www.e-k-lewisfuneral.com.






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