UPDATE: Sadly, Mr. Williams passed from a heart attack while hunting, according to his family.

Authorities are searching for a hunter who was last seen on Thanksgiving day.  Billy Ray Williams was last seen around 2:30 p.m. at 9815 Hwy 705 in Eagle Springs.

Williams is described as 5’9, 140 pounds, grey beard and hair, blue eyes, and wearing camouflage pants, camouflage shirt, and a camouflage hat. He is 74 years old.

Local law enforcement, as well as fire & rescue teams, have been searching for Williams since 6:30 p.m. As of this report, teams are still searching and additional manpower has been requested.

This is breaking news, and this story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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