John William Wingler Sr.

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Above Images: Wingler, circa 2015


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 12, 2015 from Whitetop, Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 74 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 145 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Graying red hair, blue eyes. Wingler has a scar over his left ribcage from a knife wound.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gray t-shirt, a blue silk and nylon coat with white trim and a white lining, blue jeans and a yellow gold wedding band.
  • Medical Conditions: Wingler has a heart condition that requires medication which he doesn't have with him.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Wingler was last seen at his residence in Whitetop, Virginia during the early morning hours of November 12, 2015. He has never been heard from again. His vehicle, a red 2002 Ford Ranger extended cab pickup truck with the Virginia license plate number XDK-1981, disappeared with him; a photo of the truck is posted below this case summary. Wingler is considered to be in danger because he doesn't have his heart medicine with him. His case remains unsolved.

    Above: Wingler's truck


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


    Source Information
    Virginia State Police
    Help Save The Next Girl
    The Galax Gazette


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 13, 2016; casefile added.

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