Russell Ralph Hanks
Hanks, approximately 2018
Date reported missing : 10/06/2018
Missing location (approx) :
St. George, Utah
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 06/13/1946 (75)
Age at the time of disappearance: 72 years old
Height / Weight : 5'9, 125 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A small backpack.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Gray hair, brown eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Hanks left his home in the 3500 block of south Pomegranate Way in St. George, Utah on October 6, 2018. Surveillance cameras on neighbors' properties showed him leaving at 5:36 a.m., carrying a small backpack, and walking towards the desert southwest of town. This is an area where he frequently hikes.
Hanks never came home and has never been heard from again. A search of the area turned up no sign of him and his case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
St. George Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
Utah Department of Public Safety
October 12, 2004. May 16, 2020; .
Interactive Missing Person Search Map