Isaac Joseph Gossett

Gossett, circa 2004

  • Missing Since 05/04/2004
  • Missing From Vinton, Louisiana
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 01/02/1930 (89)
  • Age 74 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'8, 185 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A green pullover shirt, blue jeans, white sneakers, a gold necklace with a lion's head pendant set with two diamonds, and four rings.
  • Medical Conditions Gossett has Alzheimer's Disease and may be disoriented as the result of his condition. He is classified as disabled.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Gray hair, hazel eyes. Gossett wears gold-rimmed eyeglasses. He has an appendectomy scar on his abdomen. His nickname is Ike.

Details of Disappearance

Gossett was visiting Vinton, Louisiana at the time of his disappearance. He normally resides in Lone Oak, Texas, a five-hour drive northwest of Vinton. On May 4, 2004, he wandered into the woods approximately one block from Interstate 10 in Vinton. He never returned.

Gossett has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case. Texas police are investigating.

Investigating Agency

  • Texas Department of Public Safety 800-346-3243

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated December 3, 2004.