Richard James Rider Jr.

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Above Images: Rider, circa 2011


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 11, 2011 from Hilliard, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 10, 1972
  • Age: 39 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3 - 5'7, 179 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Rider's nickname is Richie. His hair was styled in a buzzcut at the time of his disappearance. He wears eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A teal-colored shirt with green and white stripes, denim shorts and sneakers.
  • Medical Conditions: Rider suffers from mental illness.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Rider was last seen leaving Dayspring Village, an assisted living facility for adults with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder located in the 55400 block of Highway 1 in Hilliard, Florida, on October 11, 2011. This was the day after his birthday. He was walking northbound towards the Georgia state line. He has never been heard from again. Rider may have traveled to Ohio after his disappearance. His case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    Florida Department Of Law Enforcement
    Florida Justice Coalition


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 6, 2015; casefile added.

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