The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man. He is 78-year-old Joseph O’Neal Crump. Mr. Crump is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
Mr. Crump is a white male. He is 5’11” tall and weighs 135 pounds. He has short gray hair and blue eyes. Mr. Crump was wearing a blue hat, a long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and orange & white New Balance shoes.
He was last seen at a residence on 30th Street N.E. in Hickory. Mr. Crump may be traveling in a white 2007 Nissan Frontier with North Carolina tags.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Joseph O’Neal Crump should call Deputy Robert Helms at the Catawba Co. Sheriffs Office, 828-464-3112.[no photo available]