Roman Tyson Dominique, 17, of rural West Unity, Ohio, died unexpectedly March 26, 2018.
Roman was born Jan. 15, 2001, in Wauseon, Ohio, the son of Trent Tyson and Angelique (Stambaugh) Dominique.
Roman was a junior enrolled at Fayette Local Schools. He was a member of the FFA, was a percussion leader in the school band, once served as secretary of his class, and played golf in junior high. He was active in his 4-H group, Franklin Blue Ribbons, where he was recently elected treasurer. He enjoyed showing show pigs, and in 2014, he earned third place at the Ohio State Fair.
An outdoorsman at heart, Roman enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, landscaping, and ATV and snowmobile riding. He was a lover of animals and had a loving companion in his bulldog, Oliver. Since the young age of nine, Roman greatly aspired to serve his country as a member of the United States Army.
In addition to his parents, Trent and Angie, he is survived by his sister Ashton Dominique at home; maternal grandparents, Mary Nofzinger of Winter Haven, Fla., and Hal Stambaugh of Fayette; paternal grandmother Martha Dominique of West Unity; maternal great-grandfather Richard Dupont of Defiance, Ohio; maternal aunts and uncles, Jenny (and Chad) Harr of Defiance, Jason (and Amber) Nofzinger of Montpelier, Ohio, and Debra (and Larry) Slattman of West Unity; paternal aunts and uncles, Michelle Bingman of West Unity, Patty Pinnette of Kunkle, Ohio, Randy Dominique of Fayette, Bobby (and Debbie) Dominique of Katy, Texas, and Rick Dominique of West Unity; and numerous cousins and extended family.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Drake Tyson Dominique; his paternal grandfather, Richard Dominique; his maternal great-grandmother, Audrey Dupont; and his maternal step-grandfather, Willard Nofzinger.
Visitation is planned from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 30, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at the funeral home, with Pastor Paul Baker officiating. Private family burial will follow in St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in rural Archbold, Ohio.
Memorial donations are suggested to Four County ADAMhs Board.