Gary Wayne Dover

Above: Dover, circa 1981


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 29, 1981 from Denton, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: January 10, 1950
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10 - 5'11, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Dark brown hair, blue eyes. Dover has a scar on his chin, a scar on his right forearm and a bullet wound scar on his left leg below his knee. The bullet was never removed. He has auburn highlights in his hair and he may have facial hair. Dover has an eye disorder and is supposed to wear prescription eyeglasses, but he rarely wore them at the time of his 1981 disappearance.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Unknown, but he usually wears Nocona cowboy boots, and he does not wear a wristwatch or any jewelry.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Dover was last seen in Denton, Texas on August 29, 1981. He has never been heard from again. A few days after his disappearance, his vehicle was found in a grocery store parking lot with the keys inside it. Dover is considered endangered and foul play is possible in his case, but few details are available.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Denton Police Department


    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    The Doe Network


    Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 30, 2013; clothing/jewelry description updated.

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