Orin Franklin Gaskin, Jr.

Orin Franklin Gaskin. Jr., died June 2, 2015, at the age of 72. The former Mountain Area resident was born Dec. 21, 1942 in Madera, to Orin Sr., and Irene (Buckley).

Mr. Gaskin was employed as a millwright until his retirement. He loved horses, trail riding, and spending time with family.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Charlene, and his parents. He is survived by children Frank of La Grande, Ore., Connie Twisselman and spouse Jim of Union, Ore.; grandchildren Eric DeWitt and Kim George, two great-grandchildren, and 11 nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at the Union Cemetery in Oregon, 2 p.m., June 5. Condolences can be sent to the family at