John Oliver Cole lost his long battle with cancer at age 70 in Portland, Oregon on Sept. 27, 2021. He was born in Chehalis, Washington on March 1, 1951 and lived his childhood in Littell. John graduated from Adna High School in 1969. Among other jobs, he was maintenance supervisor for a Portland dairy for many years before retiring to Beaverton, Oregon. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Nathalie Cole, his younger sister Maryann Long, and his sister-in-law Bobbie Cole. John is survived by his older brothers Tom (Lynn) Cole and Dan Cole, his brother-in-law Wendell Long, and many nieces and nephews. John's remains will be interred in the Cole family plot at Lincoln Memorial Park in Portland. A graveside service will be held on a date yet to be determined.