Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Richard William Baker, 78, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
He is described as 5 feet 4 inchces tall with gray hair and blue eyes.
Baker was last seen wearing a plaid shirt with blue pants and a gray coat. He also was wearing a baseball cap.
Baker has a small, brown, long haired dog with him.
He was last seen leaving Kirkwood Retirement Center. He is likely to be driving his 2001 gold Buick Century with NC license plate number RWN7251.
Anyone with information about Richard William Baker should call Cpl Sweet at the Goldsboro Police Department at 919-920-7839.