Robert Richard Lepsy

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Above Images: Lepsy, circa 1969

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 29, 1969 from Grayling, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10 - 6'2, 180 - 190 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Black hair, brown eyes. Lepsy is balding. He has a surgical scar from pineal cyst removal and his two front teeth are crooked. His nickname is Dick.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white shirt, black pants, a black tie, a belt, black loafers and a watch.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Lepsy was last seen leaving his workplace in Grayling, Michigan at 1:30 p.m. on October 29, 1969; he was a manager at Glen's Market, a grocery store. He left for his lunch break and never came back. During his break he called his wife and said he was going for a ride. He took no personal belongings with him and has never been heard from again. Three days later, Lepsy's vehicle was found abandoned in the parking lot of Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City, Michigan. The doors were unlocked, the keys were in the ignition and there was half a pack of cigarettes sitting on the dashboard.

    Lepsy left behind four children. Authorities concluded he had left of his own accord, and made little effort to find him. He was declared legally dead in 1976. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Grayling City Police Department
    208-983-1100

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    The Detroit Free Press
    The Daily Mail
    The Grand Rapids News

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    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 16, 2016; three pictures added.

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