01-17-2014, 12:59 PM #1
MI - Robert Farthing, 78, Grand Rapids, 15 Jan 2014
Robert Farthing, 78, was last seen on Wednesday afternoon of January 15th, 2014 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He disappeared after dropping his wife off at a hospital. After dropping his wife off, it was Farthing's intent to go to a local McDonald's restaurant for a bite to eat, then about an hour later, he was to pick his wife back up at the same hospital that he dropped her off at. He never returned to pick her up. Also it should be noted that Farthing was in the town of Grand Rapids visiting his daughter. Also he was reportedly seen by a staff member at the hospital at 3:45 pm, but he was stated to have looked confused and disoriented as he was asking for directions. The car that Farthing was driving is a white Buick Lacrosse with license plate number 579 8G2.
Farthing is a 6' white male who weighs 250 lbs. He has graying brown hair and was see last wearing a white winter coat, black pants and a black wool driving hat.
Please call the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616-364-4800.
Last edited by summer_breeze; 01-18-2014 at 07:13 AM.
01-17-2014, 01:16 PM #2
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01-17-2014, 01:21 PM #4
I hope they checked hospitals in the area, with him being confused, he may not know who he is and is in a hospital. IMO. Praying he is found soon
01-18-2014, 06:45 AM #5Registered User
At 10:50 p.m. Friday, the Grand Rapids Police Department and relatives confirm to FOX 17 NEWS that Bob Farthing’s body had been found in his vehicle, which was parked in a hotel parking lot near the East Beltline and I-96 in Grand Rapids.
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