Find Missing Lawrence Scott Colton!

Find Missing Lawrence Scott Colton!

Find missing Lawrence Scott Colton!
He is better known as Larry.
He has been missing for for 38 years.
Larry served his country in Vietnam.
And he is a veteran with with medical needs.

Find Missing Lawrence Scott Colton!

Find missing Lawrence Scott Colton! Lawrence Scott Colton has been missing since September 1979. He is missing from Midwest City, Oklahoma. Colton is classified as an endangered missing person. He was born in the year 1950. At the time of his disappearance, Lawrence was 28 years old. His current age is 66 or 67 years old. He was 5’10” to 6’0″ at the time of his disappearance. And he was 125 to 140 pounds at the time of his disappearance. His hair is brown and his eyes are hazel. Lawrence Colton is a Caucasian male. Colton’s nicknames are Larry and Zoonie.

Find Missing Lawrence Scott Colton!

Lawrence Colton has mild scoliosis and he may have shrapnel embedded in his back. At the time of his disappearance, his hair was shoulder-length. Larry has a mole above his left eyebrow. It is unknown what Larry was wearing when last seen. But he is reportedly known for wearing a dark-colored t-shirt and jeans with a rope belt. He may have worn flip-flops, or he may have been barefoot. Larry Colton reportedly has been diagnosed with schizophrenia. And he has a history of drug abuse. Reportedly, he has been hospitalized for his conditions before.

Find Missing Lawrence Scott Colton!

Find Missing Lawrence Scott Colton!

It was mid-September 1979 in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Larry Colton was last seen when he left Jacksonville Beach, Florida. This was at the end of August. And he hitchhiked to Oklahoma to visit family members there. Colton stopped at his father’s house and said that he was sick. And he asked if he could stay. But he was turned away. He may have been trying to hitchhike back to Jacksonville Beach. He may have been on on Interstate 45 and Interstate 10. Larry never arrived home and he has never been seen again. Colton is a Vietnam War veteran. He was often a patient in the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.

Lawrence Scott Colton reportedly had no permanent address. But he frequented Atlantic Boulevard and Girvin Road in Jacksonville, Florida. Florida police continue to investigate.

Larry Colton’s family frequently re-post this status on their Facebook page.

LARRY COLTON, age 28, is thought to have disappeared somewhere between Midwest City, OK and Jacksonville Beach, FL in September of 1979. Before he went missing, Larry worked as a deliveryman in Jacksonville for Coca-Cola between 1970 and 1971 and then Paramount Press, Inc between 1972 and 1973.
From 70/71 he lived at 2164 Gilmore St in Jacksonville and 71/73 Larry had rented an apt in a house at 205 E. 16th Street in Jacksonville.
In 1970 Larry, age 20, had just finished his military service (Germany, Fort Sill, OK and a 1-year tour of Vietnam) and was growing his hair longer. He loves music (rock & roll) and could sing and play guitar.
Paramount Press closed in 2012 at the location where Larry worked at 5299 St. Augustine Road Jacksonville.
Do you remember Larry Colton?
Did you or anyone you know work with him at either Coca-Cola or Paramount Press?
Or were you or anyone you know employed by either company in the late 1960s or early 1970s?
If so, please reach out to us, since any detail no matter how small could help. Message us here or

Find Missing Lawrence Scott Colton!

The loved ones of Lawrence Scott Colton have suffered far too much. They have been suffering a 38 year old nightmare! And yet they will never stop trying to find Larry. Colton’s mental health issues have affected his loved ones and himself. He has served his country in the Vietnan War. His loved ones have served through offering him to the war. And it looks like they may have given him up, not voluntarily, to a disappearance. Larry and his family deserve our help. It’s time for answers, and if foul play is involved, justice. This is a practical opportunity to serve one veteran and one military family who have served their country.

Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Lawrence Scott Colton? If you have information, you can contact the Alachua County, Florida Sheriff’s Office at: (352) 260-7588. His family also have an email address for tips:

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The above information can be found on Larry Colton’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 2.0 License.

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