Leonard “Tuffy” Glenn Lilya, 83, of Shady Cove, died July 31, 2011, at his home. He was born April 12, 1928, in Gannet, Id., to Leonard Victor Lilya and Eva Lade11 (Hunt) Lilya.
In 1946, Leonard moved to the Rogue Valley. He then married Sadie Lois Browning in Medford, Ore., in 1959.
Leonard was a retired mill worker and was a fishing guide on the Rogue River. He spent his time coaching little league and fixing all the neighborhood kids’ bicycles. He enjoyed golf, fishing, hunting, quad riding, four wheeling and shuffle board.
He is survived by his sons, Glen L.(Angie) Lilya and Vic (Jodie) Lilya, both of Shady Cove; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.. He is preceded in death by his wife, Sadie; his mother and his father.
A celebration of life will be held on Aug. 14, at 1:00 p.m., at Rivers Edge Park in Trail, Ore.
Arrangements by Conger-Morris Central Point Chapel.