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Dominic James Strain

October 29, 2002 ~ September 28, 2021 (age 18)

Obituary

Dominic James Strain, 18, of Westfield, passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021. He was born October 29, 2002 in Noblesville to the late Jason strain, Sr. and Mary Strain, who survives.

Dominic attended Westfield High School where he particularly enjoyed his FAP class with Ms. Davis.  In his short 18 years of life, Dominic overcame a lot of obstacles including 4 brain surgeries.  He remained determined, yet stubborn with the best long-term memory.  Dominic never let Autism slow him down, maintaining a positive attitude. Other activities Dominic enjoyed was Unified Track and Best Buddies.

Dominic enjoyed music, especially playing his guitar as well as drawing.  In his earlier years, Dominic loved wrestling, he especially liked John Cena. He also liked to play on his Xbox with his brothers and friends.

God gifted Dominic with a wonderful personality. With his infectious smile and friendly manner, he would make those around him laugh simply enjoying time spent together.  Through the years, Dominic made many friends and left an impact on each one. 

Dominic had 4 brothers. He was closest to his older brother, Jay (Jason Strain, Jr.), as they were only 3 years apart in age. He looked up to his older brother and always wanted to impress him. Jay also did an amazing job as a big brother, always looking out for Dominic.

In addition to his father, Dominic was preceded in death by his grandmother, Judy Tice; and grandfather, Simpson Elliott.

Dominic leaves behind to cherish his memory, his mother, Mary; brothers, Jay, Julian, Junior, and Corey;  grandfather, Ron Tice; grandmother, Loretta Elliott; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Dominic will be greatly missed by all who knew him; however, his spirit lives on in all of us!

Family and friends will gather on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 12 noon in Grace Church, 5504 146th Street, Noblesville, where the Funeral Service will begin at 2 pm.

Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Park cemetery.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be given to the Dominic Strain Memorial Bench Fund, Westfield High School; Unified Track, Checks payable to WABC/Tamie Gipe, WHS Unified Track Coach, 18250 N Union Street, Westfield, IN 46074 or Best Buddies, Westfield High School Chapter, 18250 N Union Street, Westfield, IN 46074.

Envelopes will be available at the service.

Bussell Family Funerals is privileged to assist the family with arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dominic, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
October 15, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Grace Church
5504 E 146th Street
Noblesville, IN 46060

Funeral Service
Friday
October 15, 2021

2:00 PM
Grace Church
5504 E 146th Street
Noblesville, IN 46060

Burial
Friday
October 15, 2021

Hamilton Memorial Park
4180 Westfield Road
Noblesville, IN 46060

Donations

Memorial Bench for Dominic Strain
Westfield IN
Web: https://www.gofundme.com/f/memorial-bench-for-dominic-strain?utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1&utm_medi

Best Buddies
8604 Allisonville Rd # 165, Indianapolis IN 46250
Web: https://www.bestbuddies.org/indiana/donate

Unified Track
9150 Meridian Street, Indianapolis IN 46260
Web: https://www.ihsaa.org/Sports/Coed/Unified-Track-Field

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