Ricky Lee Franks

Franks, circa 1985

  • Missing Since 06/07/1985
  • Missing From Nashville, Tennessee
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 02/02/1961 (63)
  • Age 24 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'10, 145 pounds
  • Medical Conditions Franks is mentally disabled and has behavioral problems. He is a dependent adult.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Dark blond hair, blue eyes.

Details of Disappearance

Franks was last seen on June 7, 1985, after leaving his mother's residence in the 1600 block of Norvel Avenue in Nashville, Tennessee.

His mother was driving and saw him walking down the street towards her house. She stopped and they had a brief conversation. Afterwards, Franks went to his mother's home, and his stepbrother saw him there. After waiting about fifteen minutes, Franks left the house again. He has never been heard from again.

Prior to his disappearance, Franks had lived in a group home in Dickson, Tennessee. His case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Metro Nashville Police Department
  • 615-862-7557
  • 615-862-7546

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated April 3, 2022; details of disappearance updated.