Richard Edward Gillespie
North American Missing Persons Network
Richard Edward Gillespie

Above Images: Gillespie

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 1, 1986 from Strafford, Greene County, Missouri
  • Classification: Missing
  • Age: 43
  • Height: 5'6-5'8"
  • Weight: 135-145 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Sex: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Tattoo of a female wearing
    a red dress; Tattoo of an anchor; Tattoo of "P K K R" which was
    supposed to stand for his wife Patricia and three children Karla,
    Kristina, and Richard.
  • AKA: Dick
  • Case Number: 1393211

  • Details of Disappearance
    Richard Edward Gillespie is a U.S. Navy Veteran who may have been last seen in Strafford, Missouri on or around January 1, 1986. Richard Gillespie also served as a Merchant Marine and was married with three children.

    Sometime after the birth of the third child, Richard Gillespie started to live a transient lifestyle and was known to hitchhike from state to state.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Greene County Sheriffs Office

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