Robert Rithaler Jr
North American Missing Persons Network
Robert Rithaler Jr

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: : May 18, 2010 from Newport, Kentucky
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 24, 1964
  • Age: 46
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown/Grey
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Upside down horseshoe shaped scar
    on his right frontal portion of skull from surgery. Recent surgery on left wrist
    due to break. Bowlegged. Caps on front teeth (originals broken during grand mal seizures)
    Wears glasses. Usually writes things down on pads of paper because he can't remember
    things (from brain tumor). Very friendly and talkative (very "innocent and child-like"
    since brain surgery).
  • Medical Conditions: Colloidal Brain tumor w/ side effects (lack of cognition
    and other skills, limited memory capacity, can cause times with HYDROCEPHALLY (and the
    issues it brings with it) Epilepsy - takes Lamictal (aka Lamotrigine) for this. Has grand mal
    seizures, following seizures is a times of confusion & exhasution. Osteoporosis - multiple compression
    fractures noted to spine and a recent one to his left wrist (wrist required surgery in Feb 2010)
    Depression - takes Celexa (aka Citalopram). Per his therapist, "he is NOT a danger to himself, or others".
  • Clothing: Jeans
  • Jewelry: Plain gold wedding band.
  • AKA: Butch or Bob

  • Details of Disappearance
    Last seen at daughter and son in laws home in Newport KY around 11am, on Tuesday, May 18th, he was still wearing his pajamas. Per Police Department, he had an argument with his daughter (this has been denied by her husband) That was the last time he was seen. Roberts son in law filed a police report on Wednesday, May 19th at 7am, with the Newport KY PD. Son-in-law notified Robert's wife at 11:53am on the 19th by cell phone.
    Robert left behind his cell phone, wallet, watch, dogs and bike. He only took the green backpack he uses when grocery shopping at Newport Kroger, and he is said to have had $100 in pocket. It is not known whether Robert has his meds with him or not.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Newport Kentucky Police Deparment
    Officer Brandon Haffey

    Source Information
    Rithaler Family