Jim Gainous was last seen early Sunday morning in Acres Homes. His family told Eyewitness News he suffers from a worsening dementia and, while sometimes lucid, is easily confused.
"He's always been active and a very hard worker," said his daughter Ykeshia Davis. "But recently things have changed. We've noticed a lot of things with his memory."
The grandfather disappeared near the intersection of West Tidwell and Wheatley. He'd mistakenly wandered into a neighbor's back yard after midnight. The neighbor heard noises and called Houston police. Police responded, but when the neighbor recognized Mr. Gainous, officers offered him a ride home.
His family said he gave them the address of a nearby apartment complex and METRO bus stop.
Police dropped him off there, but he never returned home.
Texas EquuSearch joined in the effort to find Gainous.
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