North American Missing Persons Network
Loy Cosby

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Above Images: Cosby, circa 1998

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 2, 1998 from Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: April 9, 1911
  • Age: 87
  • Height: 5'8-5'9"
  • Weight: 140-150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Gray; balding.
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scars on his abdomen
    and on his groin. Wears a full set of dentures. Age spots
    on face.
  • Medical Conditions: Dementia; suffers from short-term
    memory loss and confusion as a result. Walks with a slight
    limp due to gout in left foot. DNA is available.
  • Clothing: White t-shirt underneath a long-sleeved,
    light-colored button-down shirt, khaki pants and black
    leather lace-up shoes.
  • NCIC Number: M-128019213
  • Case Number: DPS: M9808004; Nolan: 98-1119

  • Details of Disappearance
    Cosby was last seen at approximately 6:00 AM on June 2, 1998 in Sweetwater, Texas. He walked away from his lakeside cabin while his family members were asleep. Witnesses told authorities that he was walking along a road leading away from Sweetwater on the morning of his disappearance. An extensive search produced no clues as to his whereabouts. He often spoke of traveling to California.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Nolan County Sheriff's Office
    (915) 235-5471
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    (800) 346-3243

    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety