Willie Hubert Wingfield was spotted driving near Big Sandy Sunday evening, according to Tyler Police news release.
A Silver Alert was issued for Wingfield on Saturday after he was reported missing at about 11:45 p.m. Friday, according to a news release.
Wingfield is a diabetic diagnosed with dementia. He is described as an African-American with gray hair and brown eyes. He is 5-foot-7 weighing 135 lbs.
He was last driving a 2000 green Dodge Intrepid, with Texas license plate number 640WFT
Family members told officers that Wingfield was driving from Dallas to Tyler to visit his girlfriend, according to Tyler police.
Wingfield allegedly stopped and called for directions to her home at about 5:30 p.m., the release states. Wingfield said he was at the CVS Pharmacy on Glenwood and West Gentry, and at last contact, he was somewhere on Queen Street.
The family has been unable to contact him since, and his phone is not working or is turned off, the release states.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000.