***SILVER ALERT: THIS IS A MISSING/ENDANGERED ADULT NOTICE * * *
The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing adult who may be suffering from dementia or other cognitive impairments. The missing individual, identified as Billy Leroy Bowman, is an 83-year-old white male, approximately 5′-9″ tall, 170lbs, is bald with blue eyes. Billy Bowman was last seen Monday, April 14th, 2014 at the Highway 16 Superette located on NC Highway 16 south in Taylorsville. He is believed to be driving a tan-colored 1996 Ford Taurus LX 4-door sedan, NC license plate WXR-1778 which has a broken UNC vanity plate on the front of the vehicle. Billy is possibly headed to the Gaston County area to visit his wife at Stanley Total Living. Billy has been described as being confused recently but no official diagnosis of dementia has been made yet.
The vehicle should look similar to this:
Anyone who has seen Billy Leroy Bowman or his vehicle is asked to call the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office at 828-632-2911.