UPDATE: Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 3:45 PM: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV (WVNS) — According to Chief Scott Teubert, of the White Sulphur Springs Police Department, John H. Deaver was found dead in Greenbrier County.

According to police, his body was found Monday, June 6th, along an embankment of Howard’s Creek, along Camp Ann Bailey Road. Mr. Deaver, who had dementia, was originally reported missing on May 28, 2022.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the White Sulphur Springs Police Department at 304-536-1466.


UPDATE: Monday, June 6, 2022: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV (WVNS) — A man with dementia who was last seen on May 28, 2022, is still missing.

According to the White Sulphur Springs Police Department, John H. Deaver, 65, who has dementia, was last seen on Tuckahoe Road in White Sulphur Springs on May 28, 2022, between the hours of 9 AM and 11 AM. He was reportedly wearing a white shirt and shorts of an unknown color.

Deaver has scars from previous burns on his right arm and legs. He also has a Harley Davidson tattoo on his upper arm area.

Anyone with any information on Deaver’s whereabouts, is asked to contact the White Sulphur Springs Police Department at 304-536-1466 or simply call 911.

Stick with 59News while we continue to provide updates on the situation.


WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV (WVNS) — The White Sulphur Springs Police Department needs your help finding a missing man with dementia.

John Deaver was last seen on Tuckahoe Road in White Sulphur Springs on May 28, 2022, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. He has blue eyes, grey hair, and stands 6′ ft. tall. Officers said Deaver was wearing a white shirt and shorts of an unknown color.

Identifying features include scars on his right arm and legs from burns.

If you have any information on Deaver’s whereabouts, you can contact Sgt. J.D. Williamson at 304-536-1466 or simply call 911.