North American Missing Persons Network
Charles Franklin Huff

Above Image: Huff, circa 2004

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 25, 2004 from Lakeland, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 23, 1928
  • Age: 76
  • Height: 5'11"-6'0"
  • Weight: 200 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Tattoo on left forearm,
    wears eyeglasses.
  • Medical Conditions: Had heart surgery five years ago and
    is borderline diabetic; he did not have his medication with him.
  • Clothing: Probably a pair of jeans, a camouflage shirt, a
    camouflage cap that says ‘The Gun Shed,’ an orange vest,
    camouflage jacket, and hunting boots.
  • Case Number: 2004114700

  • Details of Disappearance
    Charles was reported missing after he went hunting in the Green Swamp area of Sumter County on the day before Thanksgiving. He was last seen around 8:00 a.m. that Wednesday. His pickup truck was found in the Green Swamp Wildlife Management Area the following day. Police believe that Huff was in the Sumter County portion of the swamp. He was known to be carrying a .22-gauge rifle. His tennis shoes were located in his vehicle. Air, ground, and K-9 searches have been unsuccessful.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Sumter County Sheriff's Office
    (352) 793-0222

    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
    The Daily Commercial
    Ocala Star-Banner