Phillip Wade Roberts

Roberts, circa 1982

  • Missing Since 05/03/1982
  • Missing From Grand Saline, Texas
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 03/20/1946 (73)
  • Age 36 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'9, 200 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A brown shirt, brown pants and brown work boots.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Roberts has a tattoo of a heart with a dagger on his upper right arm, four or five inches above the elbow. His nickname is Phil. Roberts may use the aliases Phillip Woode Roberts and/or Phillip Woode Robert.

Details of Disappearance

Roberts was last seen leaving his residence in Grand Saline, Texas to travel to his place of employment on May 3, 1982. He never arrived at his destination and has not been seen again. Four days later, his car was found parked off Caney Creek Road. There was no sign of a struggle at the scene.

Foul play is suspected in Roberts's case. He worked as a security officer at Holly Lake, near Hawkins, Texas, in 1982.

Investigating Agency

  • Texas Department of Public Safety 800-346-3243

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated December 29, 2017; distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.