Deputies ask for help in finding missing Loudon County man

Paul Coker (source: Loudon County Sheriff's Office)LENOIR CITY (WATE) - The Loudon County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating a missing man.

Deputies say Paul Joseph Coker, 44, last made contact with his family in the evening hours of February 13, telling his family he was thinking about going to Cotton Eye Joe's in Knoxville.

Coker is approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing approximately 180 pounds. He has green eyes and brown hair.

He may be traveling in his red 1992 Saab convertible with a black top. The vehicle has a Tennessee tag of G2486T.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Loudon County Sheriff's Office at (865) 458-9081, or to remain anonymous, submit the information to the tip line at