Robert Lee Whaley

Whaley, circa 2018; Whaley's tattoos

  • Missing Since 05/16/2018
  • Missing From Lubbock, Texas
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth 04/17/1967 (52)
  • Age 51 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'11 - 6'0, 210 - 230 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Gray hair, hazel eyes. Whaley had a mustache at the time of his disappearance. He wears eyeglasses and has scars on both arms and on his abdomen. He has the following tattoos: a sword on one forearm, an eagle's head below a flying eagle on his other forearm, three flaming skulls on one upper arm, and a naked woman on his other upper arm. Photos of Whaley's tattoos are posted with this case summary.

Details of Disappearance

Whaley was last seen in the vicinity of Avenue Q and 8th Street in Lubbock, Texas on May 16, 2018. He has never been heard from again. A friend reported him missing on May 19. Police initially found no evidence of foul play in Whaley's disappearance, but since then they've learned additional details about his case and he is now listed as missing under suspicious circumstances.

Whaley was convicted of aggravated sexual battery in 1999. He is required to register as a sex offender.

Investigating Agency

  • Lubbock County Sheriff's Office 806-775-1400

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated May 20, 2019; casefile added.