Deward R. Killion
Killion, approximately 2007
Date reported missing : 08/15/2007
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Lost/Injured Missing
Gender : Male
Age at the time of disappearance: 85 years old
Height / Weight : 5'11, 165 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A long-sleeved blue Dickey's shirt, dark blue pants, hiking boots and a white straw cowboy hat.
Medical conditions : Killion suffers from diabetes and needs medication which he doesn't have with him.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Gray hair.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Killion was last seen at the Target Meadows Campground, two miles north Highway 204 in Umatilla, Oregon, on the evening of August 15, 2007. He had been camping there with his wife and others. He is believed to have been carrying a folding knife and a plastic container with a red lid at the time of his disappearance.
At approximately 2:30 p.m., he left the campsite to go pick huckleberries and has never been heard from again. His wife alerted the authorities when he wasn't back by 5:30 p.m. An extensive search of the area turned up no indications of his whereabouts, and tracker dogs were unable to find a scent trail at all.
Killion resided in College Place, Washington at the time of his disappearance. He was in good physical condition in 2007 and could have walked a considerable distance. His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Umatilla Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
The CUE Center for Missing Persons
KNDO KNDU Tri-Cities
King 5 News
KPTV Fox 12
The Clovis News Journal
October 12, 2004. June 14, 2015; middle initial and Medical conditions : added, Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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