Isaac Joseph Gossett

Above: Gossett, circa 2004


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 4, 2004 from Vinton, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 2, 1930
  • Age: 74 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 185 pounds
  • 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.
  • 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.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Gossett was visiting Vinton, Louisiana at the time of his disappearance. He normally resides in Lone Oak, Texas. 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
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Texas Department of Public Safety


    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 3, 2004.

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