David Kim Suiter

David Kim Suiter, of Salem, passed away Tuesday morning, May 4, 2021 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was 67.

Born in Farmington, Missouri, February 15, 1954, he was a son of the late George Merlin and Elizabeth “Betty” Suiter DeClue. He moved to this area 20 years ago and worked as a truck driver. Previously, he worked construction for Stevens Painton Corporation and once owned and and operated Payless Muffler Shop in St. Clair, Missouri.

A Vietnam War Veteran, he served with the U.S. Navy from 1972 t o1976. Catholic by faith, he was a member of the Fellowship of the Beloved in Hanoverton. David enjoyed fishing and loved his dogs, especially his “truck buddy” Jose.

He is survived by his wife, Danielle C. Bowersock Suiter, at home. The couple married November 22, 2004. He is also survived by two sisters, Sharon Falloon and her husband, Allen, and Julie DeClue Schwartze, all of Villa Ridge, Missouri, as well as two nieces, Sarah Brown and Christina Brown and a nephew, KrisTodahl.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, George Gregory DeClue, and a nephew, Donald L. “DJ” Todahl.

Pastor Richard Lautzenheiser will conduct a funeral service at 12:00 noon Saturday at Fellowship of the Beloved, 13696 Bethesda Road, Hanoverton, Ohio 44423. Friends may visit two hours prior to the service at the church.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held later in Richwoods, Missouri. Burial will be at Saint Stephens Catholic Cemetery.

The Dawson Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Express condolences to the family at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.