Elderly Screven County Man Reported Missing Found Dead

Steve Volf, 85, of Screven County has been missing since August 4th.

***UPDATED at 6:59 P.M. on Wednesday, August 5th***

Screven County, GA – The man we reported earlier who was reported missing in Screven County has died in a South Carolina hospital

A Screven County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson has confirmed to WJBF News Channel 6 that 85-year-old Steve Volf is dead.

Volf had not been seen since Tuesday morning leaving his home on Effingham Highway, near Halcyondale Road.

Volf was found in Dillon, South Carolina. Sergeant Brett Dickerson, of the Screven County Sheriff’s Office, tells us a passing motorist on I-95 noticed Volf in distress and called 911 for help.

Volf passed away in a hospital Wednesday afternoon. No foul play is suspected at this time.

We will continue to follow this developing story and provide more details when they become available.


***POSTED at 11:32 P.M. on Tuesday, August 4th***

Sylvania, GA – The Screven County Sheriff’s Office is looking for help from WJBF News Channel 6 viewers to find a missing Sylvania man who suffers from dementia.

Steve Volf, 85, was last seen Tuesday morning leaving his home on Effingham Highway, near Halcyondale Road. Investigators say he was driving a gray 2012 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck with Georgia license plate number PD6DKC. They also say the truck may be loaded with scrap metal or other items.

Volf was wearing a plaid short-sleeve shirt with jeans, brown loafers and glasses at the time of his disappearance.

Anyone who sees Mr. Volf or who has any information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Screven County Sheriff’s Office at 912-564-2013.

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