Tom Hastings Missing, 65-year-old man missing from Carter County.
The Police Department have launched an appeal to the public in help locating a Carter County 65-year-old man, who has been missing since last Thursday, but a Silver Alert has not been issued by local law enforcement.
Tom Hastings wandered off from his residence on Laurel Highlands Road between Thursday night and Friday morning. Hastings suffers from dementia.
Cythia Hollis, Hastings’ wife and caretaker, last saw him when she put him to bed on Thursday . She believes he wandered out their back door because he was not captured on their security camera in the front.
A family-organized search party took place from 8 a.m. to around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. They found no trace of Hastings in the woods surrounding the home.
“They searched all the way from here to the highway and were not able to find a shoe, a piece of cloth or anything,” said Hastings’ sister Kathy Maly.
Thomas Hastings was last seen near Laurel Highlands Road on July 1 wearing a grey NC State sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.
Thomas Hastings is described as:
- Age – 65-year-old man
- Height – 6 feet
- Weight – 200 pounds
- Hair color – Grey
- Eye color – Blue