Gary Lee Hope


Hope, circa 2017

  • Missing Since 07/20/2017
  • Missing From Pass Christian, Mississippi
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Age 59 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male.

Details of Disappearance

Hope disappeared from Pass Christian, Mississippi on July 20, 2017. On August 3, his truck was found parked at the Tuxachanie Hiking Trail on U.S. 49 in Saucier, Mississippi.

On the morning of Christmas Day, 2018, Hope's skeletal remains were found near the Tuxachanie Hiking Trail in the Desoto National Forest. They were not identified until October 2020, however. The cause of death could not be determined.

Investigating Agency

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department 228-896-0664

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated October 19, 2020; case resolved.