Coley Patterson Sr.

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Above Images: Patterson, circa 2009


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 16, 2006 from Kershaw, South Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 11, 1927
  • Age: 79 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A light blue shirt, blue jeans or blue denim overalls, a navy blue jacket, a green hat and loafers.
  • Medical Conditions: Patterson was in the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Patterson was last seen in Kershaw, South Carolina on October 16, 2006. He left his sister's home and has never been heard from again. He was last seen near his home on Fork Hill Road, walking near the intersection of Pleasant Plains Road, at 4:00 p.m. An extensive search of the area revealed no sign of him, but searchers did find his hat and one of his shoes. Patterson's family hopes he is still alive. His case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    WIS News 10
    Unsolved in the News
    The Charlotte Observer


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 23, 2010; date of birth added.

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