Gary Shannon Earp
Earp, approximately 2017
Date reported missing : 06/01/2017
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
Age at the time of disappearance: 45 years old
Height / Weight : 5'8, 280 pounds
Medical conditions : Earp has unspecified medical attentions that may place his welfare in jeopardy.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Graying brown hair, brown eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Earp was last seen in Marion, Virginia on June 1, 2017. On June 4, his Toyota pickup truck was found parked at a gate near the top of the mountain at the 25,477-acre Clinch Mountain Wildlife ManAge at the time of disappearance: ment Area. It was still running, with his belongings inside it.
A search of the area around the vehicle turned up no sign of Earp, and he has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case.
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Smyth County Sheriff’s Office
September 2021 updates and sources
Virginia State Police
Southwest Virginia Today
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Interactive Missing Person Search Map