Family seeks closure after man's disappearance | KOB 4

Family seeks closure after man's disappearance

Meg Hilling
December 20, 2017 07:05 PM

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. -- The family of missing 50-year-old Lewis “Jim” Stouffer is calling on New Mexico to help in bringing closure ahead of the holidays.


On the evening of June 13, Stouffer dropped off his wife for work in Bloomfield. That was the last time he was ever seen.

"If I could do anything for my siblings, anything for the wife, for his beautiful daughter, is to bring home a beautiful Christmas present and that would be him. Whether he is alive or not, you know, I just want to bring closure," said Stouffer’s brother, Nick Sinnott.

Sinnott, stationed overseas with the Air Force, came back for the holidays to help with the search.
For months now, the family has posted signs and billboards in the region with his face. A Farmington man described as incredibly giving.

"Lewis did things for people, did things for us, never expecting nothing in return," Sinnott said.

The family is looking to remind everyone that all it takes is one tip to potentially bring him home.

"I know there are a couple people that I feel are withholding information, and all it takes is one tip. That one tip can make a difference in bringing our brother home," Sinnott said.


Meg Hilling

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