William Herbert Pear

Above: Pear, circa 1985


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 6, 1985 from Morro Bay, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: April 25, 1943
  • Age: 42 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 210 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Pear's nickname is Herb. He had sideburns and a mustache at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Pear was last seen leaving his place of work, Great American Fish Company in Morro Bay, California, at 4:30 p.m. on August 6, 1985. He worked there as a chef. Pear said he was going to Long Beach with someone and would return the next day. He may have attempted to hitchhike to Long Beach or San Diego, California. He never came back to work and has never been heard from again. All of Pear's personal belongings were left behind. His case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Doe Network


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 7, 2015; details of disappearance updated.

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