Sheriff’s deputies continued the search Monday for an 84-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease who went missing from his home near the outskirts of Huntington Park in the unincorporated community of Florence.

Elmer ”Popeye” Wilburn was last seen at 12:40 a.m. Sunday walking away from his home in the 1100 block of East 59th Place, said Deputy Trina Schrader of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Wilburn is black, 5 feet 9, 140 pounds, with short gray hair, a gray goatee and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, a red and white striped shirt, black pants with red and white stripes and black shoes, Schrader said.

The sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit urged anyone with information regarding Wilburn’s whereabouts to call (323) 890-5500.

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