Updated March 16, 2016: The search for Donald DuBose has ended. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office has stated that the body of Mr. Dubose was located on March 16, 2016, about two miles above Foster Bar Camp ground near Burns Rapids on the Rogue River. Rest in peace Sir.
Donald DuBose is a Korean War Veteran who was last seen at around 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 when he walked away from the care facility where he resided in Grants Pass, Oregon. According to the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office, Donald DuBose has Alzheimers / Dementia and his status is currently listed as an endangered adult. Donald DuBose has lived in The Heart of a Man foster home at 311 Avenue de Teresa, Grants Pass, Oregon for less than a month when he walked away, but he has lived in the Grants Pass area for 10 years. According to the owner of the facility where he lived, Donald DuBose was not wearing the right clothing for the weather conditions when he walked out. Donald DuBose was last seen wearing a t-shirt and socks.
Law enforcement is asking people living in the area to check their property and outbuildings for Donald DuBose.
Donald DuBose is 84 years old as of the date he went missing in February 2016. Donald DuBose is described as a white male who stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 203 pounds. Donald DuBose is balding and has grayish hair. Donald DuBose was last seen wearing socks and a t-shirt.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of Donald DuBose, contact Deputy Cory Krauss with the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office at 541-218-7153