Golden Alert Canceled for Missing Taylor County Man

By: Taylor County Sheriff's Office
By: Taylor County Sheriff's Office
John Gilbert Kessinger

John Gilbert Kessinger

Subject is a white male, approximately 5 ft 11 in,  160 lbs  hazel eyes,
grey hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a Notre Dame school jacket, green pants, a red hat with a FBI Jesus emblem and a white shirt.

UPDATE: 10/14/13 3:30 PM CDT

TAYLOR COUNTY, Ky. -- John Kessinger has been located by Kentucky State Police in the Sonora, Kentucky area.


TAYLOR COUNTY, Ky. -- The Taylor County Sheriff's Department has issued a Golden Alert for a missing Taylor County man.

John Gilbert Kessinger, age 55 of Saloma Road in Campbellsville, was last seen at his residence on Wednesday October 9 around 1 PM by his wife.

Subject has been known to find rides to visit family in Dandridge
Tennessee (Jefferson) near Knoxville, but family there has not heard
from him. Subject has been diagnosis with early stages of Alzheimer's.

Subject is a white male, approximately 5 ft 11 in, 160 lbs hazel eyes,
grey hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a Notre Dame school jacket, green pants, a red hat with a FBI Jesus emblem and a white shirt.

Subject does not have a driver's license and is known to walk and catch rides.

If anyone has any information regarding Mr. Kessinger's whereabouts,
please contact the Taylor County Sheriff's Dispatch (Campbellsville
9-1-1 Dispatch) at 270 465-8000.

This case is under investigation by Deputy Dickie Benningfield.


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