Andrew J. Dombroski, 20, of Wadsworth passed away after a sudden illness Wednesday, November 11, 2009. He was born February 1, 1989.
Andrew was a life long resident of Wadsworth, and attended Wadsworth High School.
He is survived by his mother Heather Dombroski, brother Colin Landals, grandfather Denny Dombroski, great aunt Penny VanDuzer, aunt and uncle Tawnya and Brian Simonds, cousin Brandon Dombroski, grandparents Jenny and Butch Bittner of Pittsburg, father Jason Shelly, grandparents Tim and Carol Shelly, grandmother Linda Shelly, brother and sister Stacey and Dillon Shelly, uncle Brad Shelly, and special friends; Marc Landals, Randy Biddle Jr., Cori Alfman, Barney Barnhart, and his whole racing family. Andrew was an avid drag racer who practically grew up on the drag strip.
Andrew’s racing accomplishments include; 2005 Rookie of the Year at Dragway 42, 2005 & 2007 Iron Man Classic Champion at Dragway 42, 2006 Sport Compact Champ at Norwalk Raceway, 2007 Wed Night Grand Champ at Norwalk Raceway, 2007 Oldsmobile Nationals 1st Place, 2009 Wind It Tight Track Champion at Dragway 42, and 2009 Halloween Thing No Box Champ, plus many more.
The family will receive friends 5-9 PM Tuesday at the Wadsworth Eagles, 9953 Rittman Rd., Wadsworth, where a celebration of Andrew’s life will be held at 7:00 PM. Eulogy by Mike Imhoff from God Speed Ministry. Please dress like a day at the races, and snacks and beverages will be provided for friends and family.
In true fashion to Andrew’s generosity, he was an organ donor- his spirit will forever live on.
Please make memorial donations to the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home to help with final expenses, or to Denny Dombroski.