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Strasburg Police searching for missing 76-year-old man last seen in West Virginia

Chris Graham

ray franklin Peacemaker Friday, 5:29 p.m. Ray Franklin Peacemaker has been located and is safe, according to a report from The Aware Foundation.


The Strasburg Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 76-year-old male.

Ray Franklin Peacemaker was last seen leaving his apartment around 3 p.m. in Strasburg, VA on May 26. He last made contact with family on May 24.

Peacemaker, who was possibly wearing sweatpants and a tan jacket, enjoys car racing and has been known to frequent race tracks from Virginia to Pennsylvania. He also mentioned visiting an old friend in Petersburg, W.Va.

His license plate was tagged by a road camera in Morgan County, W.Va., on May 26.

Peacemaker has several medical conditions that require medication that he does not have with him. He becomes confused easily.

It is out of character for him not to be in contact with his family. He was driving a Forest Green 2004 Ford Ranger with a camper shell with VA plates UEA3434.

Contact the Strasburg Police Department with any information at 540-465-5230.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham, the king of "fringe media," is the founder and editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination, a memoir published in 2019, and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to his YouTube page, or subscribe to his Street Knowledge podcast. Email Chris at [email protected].