Authorities searching for elderly Staunton man

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Eugene Butts

The Clay County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing Staunton man.

Family of 88-year-old Eugene E. Butts, aka "Popeye," reported him missing around noon on Thursday. He was last seen around 5 p.m. Wednesday by family.

Family members notified authorities after their search for him was unsuccessful. They report Butts suffers from dementia.

Butts was last seen wearing a plaid sports coat with brown pants. He has no access to a vehicle and is believed to have left on foot.

The CCSO is working with the Posey Township Fire Department to search the area.

Anyone with information is urged to contact that CCSO at 812-446-2535, extension 5.

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