Roy A. Roman-De Jesus, age 38, of Elgin, IL, passed away on July 29, 2021. He was born October 14, 1982 in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico to his parents, Antonio Roman Hernandez and Sonia N. Ortiz Otero.

Roy met his girlfriend, Carolina, at a restaurant, and they were together for 5 years. He worked as a barber, a job that he loved; he was very skilled at cutting hair.

Roy was a wonderful person, who always had nice things to say. He had a great sense of humor. Beside cutting hair, he enjoyed chilling with his friends and going out with Carolina. Loved ones will remember his a being a great man, father, boyfriend, son, and brother.

Roy is survived by his parents; significant other, Carolina Acevedo; children, Rodny, Shairelyz, Jesuan, Keylianis, and Roy Eliel; siblings, Liz Yahaira and Antonio J. Roman, and nieces and nephews, Osvaldo, Sairelys, Caleb, and Joeliz.

Visitation will be 4:00pm to 9:00pm, with funeral service at 7:00pm, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, IL 60120.

Mourners are encouraged to review the funeral home COVID-19 public health policies ahead of time.

To access the visitation remotely, loved ones are encouraged to log on safe from home via (Meeting ID: 929 8884 3520, Password: 677161).

Interment will be private.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home.  For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit

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