Gary S. Bell
Bell, approximately 1983
Date reported missing : 03/02/1983
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 07/22/1949 (72)
Age at the time of disappearance: 33 years old
Height / Weight : 5'10, 160 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Bell has a round birthmark or scar on the top of his right wrist. He wears prescription eyeglasses with plastic frames.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Bell was last seen in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 1983. At the time of his disappearance, he was living in Spokane, Washington with his wife of one month and working for a carnival called Rainier Shows. He lived in a 1974 Ford Econoline van with the Washington license plate number EQA-043.
Bell left Spokane for Tacoma on the day of his disappearance, driving the van, to contact his employer regarding a work-related detail in Vancouver, Washington. He spoke to his employer in Tacoma during the early evening hours and was last seen leaving for Vancouver. He never made it to Vancouver and has never been heard from again. His van is also missing.
The circumstances of Bell's disappearance are unclear. His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Spokane County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
The Doe Network
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
October 12, 2004. June 17, 2005.
Interactive Missing Person Search Map