Lloyd Melvin Thomas

Above: Thomas, circa 1988


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 24, 1988 from Covington, Kentucky
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 88 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 150 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Thomas wears eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A tan plaid jacket, a bluish-gray plaid shirt, gray slacks and a watch.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Thomas was last seen boarding a Greyhound bus in Covington, Kentucky on July 24, 1988. He had a brown overnight suitcase with him and was en route to San Antonio, Texas to visit his son. The trip is approximately 1,200 miles. The bus made three stops on the way: Louisville, Kentucky; Nashville, Tennessee; and Dallas, Texas. Thomas never arrived in San Antonio and has never been heard from again. Prior to his disappearance, he had become forgetful, but he hadn't been formally diagnosed with dementia. Few details are available in his case.


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


    Source Information


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 2, 2011; casefile added.

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