Gordon P. Simmons

Born May 24, 1930 inClinton,WAGordon grew up dreaming of being a truck driver. At the young age of 12 Gordon started working on cars and changed the crank shaft in a 1931 Chevy all by himself. From then on the rest was history… Gordon was drafted into the Army in 1951 and after completing basic…

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Edwin J. Kingsmill

Born November 16th 1925 inNew Orleans,LA and passing on in 2003 Eddie was predeceased by his loving wife Vivian and had two sons Calvin and Robert who continue to carry on the family tradition of Kingsmills Auto Service and Towing inNew   Orleans. Known as a pioneer in the towing industry throughout Louisiana Eddie was…

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Charles J. Ceccarelli III

Born inBruneau,Idahoas a young boy Chuck loved building and fixing things. After repairing his neighbor’s lawnmower and earning a $2 tip in the process Chuck said to himself “This is just too easy!”… Residing in Mountain Home Idaho with his wife Laurie and their two sons, Ben and Alex, Chuck currently owns and operates In…

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Steven M. Bowman

Born August 19th, 1957 in Burlington, North Carolina, Steve quickly moved into following his dad’s footsteps by starting to work in the family service station at age 11.  When he was 13 years old, Steve started to learn how to tow and with someone driving him out to the scene, Steve would handle the hook…

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Ronald F. Bauman

Born January 20th, 1938, Ronnie grew up in his 3rd generation family automotive business based in Riverside, California.  Started by his grandfather in 1907 with a horse and buggy collecting scrap metal and parts to resell, the business was taken over by Ronnie’s father in 1927 and Bauman’s Auto Working & Towing continued to grow. …

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