Missing since: 07/15/95
Missing from: Boiling Spring Lakes, Brunswick County, North Carolina.
Date Of Birth: 07/04/70
Age at disappearance: 25
Hair: Brown, short thick, wavy. May wear a mustache.
Clothing: He always dressed in western jeans, boots and western shirts. Always boots, never tennis shoes. Cowboy hat or baseball cap. He also wore a large rodeo-style belt buckle.
Circumstances of Disappearance
Tim Smart was last seen in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina on July 15, 1995. He is believed to have departed the area hitchhiking about 07.00 to Lugoff, South Carolina where he was to undergo a job orientation on July 17, 1995. He had little or no money.
By occupation Smart is a long distance truck driver. Smart is an occasionally heavy drinker who frequents country and western bars. He loved Country Western music and was a good dancer, he was a cowboy and loved Rodeo, horses, and worked on a few cattle ranches in Montana.
Smart had been charged with DWI and was out on bond awaiting trial, according to his girlfriend, Smart had seemed optimistic when they last spoke, and eager to put the problem behind him.
He was born and went to school in California. He kept in close contact with his mom in California. He would call home about every two days and he kept in contact with his girlfriend in North Dakota.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation
Special Agent Janet D. Storms
Tim was staying in Boiling Springs Lake North Carolina,he was on his way to Camden South Carolina for a truck driving job interview,he left early in the morning hitchhiking we think although he may have had a ride to job orientation,this we don’t know,he was going to Builders Transport in South Carolina,they were expecting him and had all his paper work ready for him on Monday July 17th,1995.He didn’t show up and no one has seen or heard from him since that date.Tim was a very social person and would never just disappear he called me every other day and loved people,a very trusting person.
Gaile Smart ( Mother)