Andrew Goff / @ 11:08 a.m. / Missing

Blue Lake Vietnam Vet Still Missing

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release: 

On Monday, May 30, 2016 at about 8:40 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person. The reporting party stated her husband, 68 year old Roy Alan Gibbs, left their residence around 12:30 p.m. in Blue Lake to go on a walk. When Gibbs did not return after a couple of hours, the reporting party and family members began searching for him. They were unsuccessful in locating Gibbs and called the Sheriff’s Office when it started to get late.

Deputies searched for Gibbs and were unable to locate him. Deputies also searched businesses Gibbs was known to frequent, without success.

The search for Gibbs continued Wednesday, June 1st. Gibbs has yet to be located.

Gibbs is described as a white male adult, 6’1”, 210 lbs, with brown eyes, and bald. He was last seen wearing black pants, a black tank top, and brown sandals. Gibbs is a Vietnam War veteran, and was awarded the Purple Heart.

If anyone comes across Roy Alan Gibbs, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251.



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