Family of missing Hopewell man speaks out

Ivan Terry II
Ivan Terry II

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - An emotional plea from the family of a missing Hopewell man. 32-year-old Ivan Terry was last seen Saturday early morning leaving his house. To his family and close friends, he was known simply as "Country."

A fresh tattoo of the phrase "outlaw" is written across his back to compliment the skulls he has tattooed on his back and arms. Terry's mom says if anyone noticed him, they would have remembered the tattoos.

When he left the house Saturday around 2 in morning, all he had on were pants and flip flops.

"I don't know where he is, I want my son to come home and I need anybody that can tell us anything about Saturday and anytime since then if they've seen him or talk to him," cried his mother, Betty Terry.

Almost 24 hours after Terry left, his girlfriend, Kera Kellogg went looking for him and found his truck, a green 79' Ford pickup, parked near his favorite fishing spot in Prince George county.

"I have to think about everyday, where he is, what he's doing, what's happened why hasn't he come home," said Kellogg.

What's weird is- the truck was locked, inside, his fishing poles and all his tools, things, Kellogg says, he would never leave behind.

"He never leaves that truck, I always tell him, sometimes I think that truck means more to you then some of your friends and family," she said.

The truck is now in the hands of Hopewell police.

Hopewell police are working closely with Prince George authorities. They say they've conducted several searches, and will search again tomorrow near the area where his truck was found.

If you think you have information, call police at 541-2222.

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