Search continues for Sun City man missing for more than a week

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

SUN CITY, Ariz. -- The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a missing Sun City man who has Alzheimer's disease. He's been missing for more than a week now.

Shortly after 10:30 a.m. on June 20, Penny Isom reported that her 87-year-old husband, Ben C. Isom, left their home near 151st Avenue and R.H. Johnson Boulevard in their car to go to church and he never returned home.

Isom was en route to the Unity Church of Sun City near 101st and Grand avenues.

Isom's wife told sheriff's deputies that he takes medication for Alzheimer's disease.

Isom is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall and 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a beige suit, pale yellow shirt, yellow tie, tan slacks, cream-colored shoes and dark sunglasses.

Isom was driving a teal 1995 Chrysler New Yorker with Arizona license plate MPE991.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office at 602-876-1000.