Richard Edward Gillespie

Gillespie, circa 1986

  • Missing Since 01/01/1986
  • Missing From Strafford, Missouri
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 05/20/1942 (82)
  • Age 43 - 44 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'6 - 5'8, 135 - 145 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Gillespie has a tattoo of a woman wearing a red dress and a tattoo of an anchor and the initials "PKKR". His nickname is Dick.

Details of Disappearance

Gillespie was last seen in Strafford, Missouri sometime in 1986. He led a transient lifestyle at the time of his disappearance and hitchhiked from state to state.

Gillespie left behind a wife and three children. He previously served in the Merchant Marines. Few details are available in his case.

Investigating Agency

  • Greene County Sheriff's Office 417-829-6404

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated January 8, 2018; casefile added.