Obituary: John Frank Gaskin (July 26, 1917 – Jan. 9, 2014)

By Submitted January 13, 2014 04:21 pm

John Frank Gaskin
John Frank Gaskin
John Frank Gaskin passed away on January 9, 2014, in Brookings, Ore., at the age of 96 years. He was born on July 26, 1917, in Coil, Okla. John was a Veteran having served in England with the Army during WW II. He attended the First Baptist Church in Crescent City and was a member of the Elks Lodge. John enjoyed bowling and loved to travel.

John is survived by his wife Marjorie Gaskin, daughters Marsha Gaskin Carlson and Susan Gaskin Frakes and son John Castle. John leaves behind his seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Irene Gaskin.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.