Gary Lee Hope

Hope, circa 2017

  • Missing Since 07/20/2017
  • Missing From Pass Christian, Mississippi
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Age 59 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'8, 170 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A white t-shirt and blue jeans. Possibly carrying a black and red LG backpack or a black backpack.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Graying brown hair, brown hair. Hope previously had his ears pierced; by the time of his disappearance, he no longer wore earrings, but the holes may still be present. He has a linear scar on his abdomen and a linear scar above his right eye.

Details of Disappearance

Hope was last seen leaving work in Pass Christian, Mississippi on July 20, 2017, driving his black 2004 Ford 5-150 pickup truck with the Mississippi license plate number KB7681. He has never been heard from again.

On August 3, his truck was found parked at the Tuxachanie Hiking Trail on U.S. 49 in Saucier, Mississippi. Searches of the trail haven't turned up any sign of Hope, however. His case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department 228-896-0664

Source Information

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated August 22, 2018; casefile added.