Ronnie Odell Davis

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Above: Davis, circa 1977

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 24, 1977 from Choctaw, Oklahoma
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: April 23, 1953
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'2 - 6'3, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Red hair, blue eyes. Davis has false teeth; one of the front ones is either silver or gold. He has previously broken his leg. He has a half-inch scar on the back of his neck as well as scars from acne.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue denim shirt, blue jeans, cowboy boots and a gold watch.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Davis was last seen in Choctaw, Oklahoma on August 24, 1977. After he left work that day, he drove to the area where he corraled his horses, three miles from home. Witnesses reported him seeing at the corral with two other men, one of whom was holding a rifle. A blue and white Buick with Texas license plates was parked nearby. Davis never returned to the home he shared with his father and has never been heard from again. His pickup truck is also missing; it's a royal blue and white 1975 Ford F-350 XLT with the Oklahoma license plate number 440-699.

    Davis didn't drink or use drugs at the time of his disappearance, but his family believes his disappearance could have been drug-related. Their theory is that someone stole marijuana and stored it in Davis's corral, and the marijuana growers found it there and murdered Davis because they believed he had taken it.

    Davis worked at Weyerhaeuser in 1977 and was a part-time calf roper who competed at rodeos. He left all his belongings and clothes behind at home. Foul play is suspected in his disappearance, which remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
    800-522-8017

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    KJRH
    The Doe Network
    The Oklahoman
    Facebook Page for Ronnie Odell Davis

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 19, 2013; casefile added.

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