Missing Jerry Wayne Lackey new case information posted as of May 15th 2020

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Missing Jerry Wayne Lackey

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: July 29, 1985 from Roebuck, Alabama

Type: Lost/Injured Missing

Date of Birth: January 18, 1949 Age at disappearance: 36 years old

Weight and Height: 6'2, 160 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Dark blond hair, blue eyes. One of Lackey's fingers is crooked due to a machete accident. Clothing/Jewelry Description: A light and dark brown plaid shirt and blue jeans.

Medical Conditions: Lackey was suicidal at the time of his disappearance.

Details of disappearance and psychic work by Brian Ladd (login to view entire case as of May 2020)


Lackey was last seen in Roebuck, Alabama on July 29, 1985. He went to his sister and brother-in-law's home and gave him three letters. He told his brother-in-law he planned to commit suicide, and showed him a backpack with a sawed-off 20-gauge shotgun and a .357 caliber magnum revolver, a trenching tool and a sketch of what appeared to be a cave or a mine. Then he walked away. Lackey's brother-in-law immediately called the police, but they refused to intervene. Lackey has never been heard from again.
In his notes, Lackey said he was tired of living. His wife had left him for another man a decade before, and he hadn't dated anyone since. His ex-wife was murdered by her new husband in 1983. Lackey was also traumatized by his experiences serving with the Army in the Vietnam War. Lackey said he planned to walk into a secluded area in the woods near the St. Clair/Jefferson County line, dig a grave and bury himself, and commit suicide. He wrote he hoped his body would never be found. The night of his disappearance, his silver 1982 Chevrolet pickup truck was found abandoned on Weaver Avenue, less than 100 yards from Interstate 20, in St. Clair County. A search of the area turned up no sign of him.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office