Rodney Lynn Grissom

Above: Rodney, circa 1977


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 24, 1977 from Albany, Oregon
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 30, 1962
  • Age: 14 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Rodney was last seen in Albany, Oregon on May 24, 1977. Authorities believe he left with Karen Lee, who disappeared two days after he did. The pair reportedly planned to hitchhike to California. Neither of them have been heard from again. Later on, some items relating to the two teenagers were found off a logging road in Washington County, Oregon. Few details are available in their cases, but foul play is suspected.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Linn County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Facebook Page for Karen Lee
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 24, 2016; date of birth added.

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