William Farris Goodmon
North American Missing Persons Network
William Farris Goodmon

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 27, 1988 from Polk City, Polk County, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: May 6, 1932
  • Age: 56
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 125 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Moustache.
  • Medical Conditions: Several months prior to disappearance,
    Goodmon sustained an injury to his nose. Unknown physical damage.
  • Clothing: Red and white checkered button shirt, navy blue
    work pants. Light brown Western boots
  • Case Number: 1988-071225

  • Details of Disappearance
    Goodmon left home to go to work at approximately 0645 hours on 06/27/1988 driving a 1974 Ford T Bird. His departure time is typical of his normal daily activity.

    He never arrived at work. A handgun (Ruger .357 magnum) that he always carried with him has never been found.

    Goodmon's vehicle was recovered abandoned on 08/13/1988 in a remote area of Manatee County. No physical evidence was located in the surrounding area. . Investigation determined the abandoned vehicle was first observed around the end of June, 1988 (when Goodmon was reported missing). The vehicle was damaged, partially stripped, and filled with garbage.

    Goodmon was declared legally dead in 1993.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Polk County Sheriff's Office
    (863) 298-6200

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