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Missing Patrick Joseph Ratchford
Ratchford, circa 1987
Missing Since 11/24/1987
Classification Endangered Missing
Date of Birth Used 03/24/1926 (95)
Age 61 years old
Height and Weight 6'0, 150 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description A red, blue and gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and Reebok sneakers.
Medical Conditions Patrick was depressed at the time of his disappearance and possibly suicidal.
Details of Disappearance Ratchford was last seen in Phoenix, Arizona on November 24, 1987. He disappeared from his home at 35th Avenue and Campbell Avenue sometime between 12:30 and 6:30 a.m. He has never been heard from again.
He took very few belongings with him, except his wedding ring. He had spoken about suicide in the past, but investigators don't believe he took his own life because his religious beliefs prohibit suicide.
Ratchford is a former Catholic priest who left the monastery to marry. Since his disappearance there has been no activity on his Social Security number. His case remains unsolved.
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