Jack Nels Gordon
North American Missing Persons Network
Jack Nels Gordon

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Above Images: Gordan circa, 2008

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 2, 2008 from Garland, Colorado
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 7, 1931
  • Age: 77
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Weight: 235 lbs
  • Hair Color: Gray or partially gray
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Gordon has a shock
    of white hair and a short, white beard and mustache.
  • Clothing: He was last seen wearing a grey, zip-up
    hooded sweatshirt and jeans. Gordon uses reading glasses but
    does not wear them all the time.
  • Case Number: 081-047

  • Details of Disappearance
    On October 2, 2008, retired preacher Jack Nels Gordon disappeared from his land in Costilla County, leaving behind a wife and seven children.

    Gordon's country home in Costilla County sits at the western foot of 9,400-foot La Veta Pass and the town of Walsenburg, in Huerfano County, is located at the eastern base of the pass. It appears that Gordon disappeared from that location. His van was found parked at the country home, but his car keys and a coffee cup he had when last seen are both gone.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Costilla County Sheriff
    Sgt. James Chavez
    (719) 672-0673

    Source Information
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