Missing Bartlesville Man's Wife Speaks Out

Friday, May 8th 2009, 12:42 pm
By: News On 6


BARTLESVILLE, OK -- A Bartlesville man who had been missing for nearly seven years has been found alive and well and living in South Dakota. 

Now his wife is speaking out. 

According to her attorney, Peggy Rockey says her first reaction was she was very glad he's alive, but she was also shocked.

She says she also wants to talk with her husband.  She has lots of questions and things she does not understand.  David Rockey disappeared in August 2002. 

David Rockey told his family he was going on a job interview, but never returned. 

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His wife of 25 years, Peggy and his two sons had no idea what happened to him. 

David Rockey told police on Thursday, he was depressed with his life and just left. 

Peggy Rockey says right now she is trying to get her life back in order and is concentrating on the well being of her two sons.  

The oldest son was in college at the time of the disappearance and has since graduated and become an engineer.  The youngest son will be graduating college in a couple weeks. 

Peggy Rockey says there has not been a day gone by that she has not thought about her husband and his disappearance. 

David Rockey told Bartlesville Police he plans to return next week to meet with police and his family. 

Peggy Rockey also thanked Bartlesville Police for never giving up on this case.