Andrew Christian Dennis Cole, the loving son of Michael and Robin Cole, formerly of Jacksonville, Ore., passed away at 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013 at Rogue Valley Medical Center.
Andrew was born November 21, 1992 and raised in Jacksonville, Ore. to become an amazingly sweet and gentle young man loved by all who knew him. He was living in Texas with his mother for the last eight months prior to visiting Oregon for a few days to say goodbye to old friends.
He was known for his keen wit and big heart that he respectively demonstrated to all those whom he met in life, whether young or old, rich or poor. Many years ago in his journey through life he met Jesus and was born again, and had a heart for God.
His Lord was with him in his final hours along with his family, maintaining a hopeful vigil at his bedside. It was a sad and yet hopeful goodbyeA true shalom and a release of their son, into the everlasting arms of his faithful Savior. Andrew is survived by his mother and father, Robin and Michael Cole; his brother, Aaron and sister, Kelly; his nephew, Damien; aunts and uncles Marianne and Ron Carter of Eugene, Ore. and Wendy and Dennis Cole of Albuquerque, N.M.; his grandmother, Fran Bascom of Mineola, Texas; and his loving companion, Chantel Miller of Bullard, Texas, as well as his extended family of cousins and their children.
A memorial service for family and friends of Andrew will be held at Mountain Christian Fellowship at 1 East Main Street in Medford, Ore. Friday, April 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. A reception will follow at same location immediately following the