Image 1: Dunaway in his late teens; Image 2: circa 1979; Image 3: circa 1981
Name: David Allen Dunaway
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: May 10, 1981
Location Last Seen: Houston, Harris County, Texas
Date of Birth: June 3, 1951
Age: 29 years old
Weight: 150 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He wears prescription glasses. Metal plate in jaw, broken nose, and possible broken ribs from old car wreck. No known tattoos. He had a drug addiction.
Dentals: Unknown. His teeth were in poor condition. He had metal dental plates.
Fingerprints: Unknown but may be available from a prior arrest in Humble, Texas.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
David Allen Dunaway, also known as Pud, was last seen in Houston on May 10, 1981. He was paranoid, on drugs, and was carrying a sawed off shotgun in a brown paper bag.
It is out of character for him to leave without saying something to his family.
He worked as a drywall contractor. He left behind a wife and two sons.
The family has been unsuccessful in filing a missing persons report.
Agency Name: None
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: N/A
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: N/A
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: Not listed
The Family of David Dunaway
Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 7/28/16
Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team
** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.