UPDATE: Thomas Thornton Hemphill, Texas (3/24/21)

UPDATE: A body thought to be that of 72-year-old Thomas Thornton has been recovered. We ask for your thoughts and prayers for his family and friends.

ORIGINAL: 72 year-old Thomas Thornton last seen in Hemphill, Texas on the afternoon of March 24th 2021. Thomas was driving his charcoal gray-colored, 2017 Ford Edge SUV with Texas license plates of NJJ-8580. A “Lake County Ford” sticker is on the back window, and there is some yellow paint on his front bumper. Thomas’ vehicle is similar to the one pictured. Thomas has dementia, high blood pressure and Diabetes, and is very likely confused and disoriented. Thomas has a prominent scar on his left forearm, and a surgical scar on his lower back. Thomas is thought to be wearing his Viet Nam Veterans cap, carpenter jeans, and an unknown-colored pocket-type t-shirt. If you have seen Thomas Thornton since his reported disappearance, if you know of his current whereabouts, or if you have any information whatsoever regarding Thomas’s disappearance; please call the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office at (409) 283-2172 – or call Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500

 Name:Thomas Thornton
Date Missing:March 24th 2021
Missing From:Hemphill, Texas
DOB:August 20th 1948
Age:72 Years-Old
Hair Color:Gray (balding)
Height:5’ 7”
Weight:255 lbs.
Eye Color:Blue
Police/Sheriff:Tyler County Sheriff’s Office
Officer/Deputy :Officer Calhoun
Officer’s Phone #:(409) 283-2172
Officer’s Case #:# 21001088
TES Case #:# 21-2217