Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Seeks the Public’s Help in Locating Missing 82 Year Old Man

Update: E-911/Communications Center received word around mid-morning today that Mr. Lawson was located near an address on Old Greenville Highway by the Clemson University Police Department.  According to information received by our dispatch, contact had been made with his family.

Original Story:

(Walhalla, SC)————————————–The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 82 year old man who is from the state of Tennessee.

The E-911/Communications Center received a call Saturday evening around 6:43pm from a family member of George E. Lawson. According to the family member, Mr. Lawson went out to run an errand around 1:30pm Saturday afternoon and has yet to return to where he is visiting, which is located in the Seneca area.

The Sheriff’s Office has checked with area hospitals, as well as checking with local law
enforcement in Tennessee where Mr. Lawson lives in order to locate him. However, those
attempts have proven unsuccessful.

Mr. Lawson was driving a red 2015 Chevrolet Silverado pickup with a Tennessee tag of
7523DD9. Mr. Lawson was last seen wearing a blue button up shirt, blue cargo pants, brown shoes and a baseball style cap. Mr. Lawson is 6 feet tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has blue eyes and wears glasses.

Mr. Lawson’s information has been entered into the National Crimes Information Center
database and an alert has been sent out to other area law enforcement agencies.

If anyone locates or has information concerning 82 year old George E. Lawson, you are asked to call the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office immediately at 864-638-4111.