Austin Michael Davidson-Sutphen


    Austin Michael Davidson-Sutphen of Newark, Missouri, formerly of St. James, Missouri, was born in Rolla, Missouri on March 23, 1994 to Kevin and Melinda (Davidson) Sutphen and passed away on March 23, 2021 at the age of 27 years.


    Austin was raised in Rolla, Missouri and attended Rolla Public Schools.
    He married Julie Newsome on January 29, 2020.
    Austin’s favorite pastime was spending his time outdoors. He enjoyed riding four-wheelers and was always up for a barbeque with his family.
    He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Bill Sutphen and Shirley Sutphen.
    He is survived by his parents, Kevin and Melinda Sutphen of St. James, Missouri; wife, Julie of Newark, Missouri; son, Paxton Sutphen of St. James, Missouri; grandparents, Jim and Diana Brooks of Rolla, Missouri and Marge Sutphen; uncles, Robert MacDonald and Jim (Misty) Sutphen, all of Springfield, Missouri; aunts, Dawn (John) Heuser of Cook Station, Missouri, Debra (Brad) Roningen of St. James, Missouri and Susan (William) Walls of Rolla, Missouri; father and mother-in-law, Daryle and Chris Newsome of Winona, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to noon on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Rolla Chapel of the James and Gahr Mortuary, Rolla, Missouri.
    Memorial service was held at noon on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Rolla Chapel of the James and Gahr Mortuary, Rolla, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri.