Howard Lloyd Medlin, 87, of Baker City, Oregon, passed away on December 14, 2020, at his residence. He will be interred at Mt. Hope Cemetery next to his wife Marcia; however, no services will be held at his request.\nHoward was born on October 31, 1933, in Parma, Missouri, along with his twin sister Helen to Cecil T. Medlin and Nellie (Daniels) Medlin. In 1946 the family moved to Oregon along with their older brother Bert. The family arrived in New Bridge, Oregon, and later moved to Baker City, Oregon, where he attended Baker High School. After high school, Howard joined the United States Air Force. After his discharge, he returned to Baker City, Oregon, where he worked as a carpenter for various local contractors until starting a partnership with his father. \nIn 1957, Howard married Marcia Rae Richards; they had two sons together, Timothy Lloyd Medlin and Larry Rae Medlin.\nHe is survived by twin sisters Janice (Hugh) McNair of Baker City, Oregon and Judy (Tosh) Akahoshi of Lincoln City, Oregon and his son Timothy Medlin of the Portland area. He is also survived by four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.\nHoward is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Marcia Medlin, his twin sister Helen Pilcher, and his brother Bert Medlin.\nMemorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice through Gray's West & Co. Pioneer Chapel 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.