Jack R. Hemby
Hemby, approximately 2011
Date reported missing : 11/15/2011
Missing location (approx) :
Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 03/21/1935 (86)
Age at the time of disappearance: 76 years old
Height / Weight : 5'11, 190 - 200 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A t-shirt or a blue western-style shirt, blue jeans, tan moccasins or brown cowboy boots, and a sterling silver belt buckle with turquoise stones.
Medical conditions : Hemby has an unspecified medical condition that affects his ability to travel.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian male. Gray hair, blue eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Hemby was last seen leaving his girlfriend's house in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico on November 15, 2011. He has never been heard from again.
On December 8, his tan 1981 VolkswAge at the time of disappearance: n Rabbit was found abandoned in the parking garAge at the time of disappearance: at the Inn of the Mountain Gods on the Mescalero Apache Reservation, east of Ruidoso Downs. Few details are available in his case.
Other information and links : ncy
Ruidiso Downs Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
New Mexico Department of Public Safety
The Alamogordo News
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Missing Persons of America
The Albuquerque Journal
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October 12, 2004. May 17, 2019; picture added.