August 7, 1945 - July 30, 2014

Michael Francis Cole Jr. passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in Portland (Tigard) Ore. in the presence of family and friends. Michael was a loving father, a friend to many, business man, and creative artist. He loved his Lord Jesus Christ and confidently expressed this love to family, friends and business associates.

Michael was a Vietnam-era veteran of the Air Force, spent several years in broadcast radio management, and for the past 20 years the creative advertising director, manager, partner, and genius behind RPM National Automotive Marketing.

He was preceded in death by his father, Michael Francis Cole Sr. November, 30, 1970; his mother, Cynthia Pascale March 4, 2007, and son Andrew Cole April 12, 2013. He is survived by his son, Aaron Cole of Tigard, Ore.; daughter, Kelly Cole; grandchildren, Damian and Chance of Central Point, Ore.; grandson, Austen Morris-Cole of Eugene; brother Dennis Cole, his wife Wendy, and their daughter Stephanie of Albuquerque N.M.; sister, Marianne, her husband Ron Carter, and their children Orion, Gabe, and Mariah of Eugene, Ore.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Ashland Christian Fellowship, 50 W. Hersey St., Ashland, OR. 97520. Family and friends will be encouraged to express their love for Michael. In lieu of flowers you may donate to Dramatic Christian Ministries, 5128 Purcell Dr. NE, Albuquerque, N.M. 87111.

A celebration of Michael's life will take place afterward at the Bella Union in Jacksonville.