Ralph McKnight
Ralph was born and raised in Verona Missouri. He graduated from high school in 1960, and shortly thereafter married Ruth Stockton. Their 40 years of marriage have been spent on their farm just out side Verona. Their daughter Donna, and her husband Darin Stone operate a large diary farm. Donna is also the cashier for McKnight Auction Company. Darin and Donna have 3 children, Derica, Dayla, and Dustin. Robert, their son, is director of marketing for Brinkmann Inc. He, along with his wife Debbie, and children Zach and Shannon, reside in Rogers, Arkansas. Ralph is a devoted family man. He is a wonderful father and grandfather. Ralph's hobbies include fishing and whatever the grandkids are involved in. Ralph began his auctioning career in 1969 as clerk. He attended Reisch Auction College in Mason City, Iowa and graduated in March, 1971. Since that time, he has held many auctions all over South West Missouri. As a life long resident of this area, he has a well known reputation for his honesty and integrity. He goes above and beyond the call of duty to provide his clients with the best service possible.

Donna Stone
Donna Stone was born in Aurora, Mo. She married Darin Stone of Aurora, MO in 1981 and is raising three children. Derica is a student at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Dayla is a student at Aurora High School. Dustin is a student at Aurora Middle School. Donna is again cashiering for the McKnight Auction Co. after taking several years off to spend time with her family. When Donna is not cashiering auctions you will find her attending school activities watching her children either cheering, playing basketball, or running track. Her favorite place to visit is Columbia to see her daughter since she left for college.


Bret Brammell
Bret was born on Oct. 24, 1960 in Grand Junction Colorado. He is divorced with 2 daughters, Sarah and Stacy ,and 1 grandson Logan. He has been working for McKnight Auction Co. for the past 5 years as the clerk. He has known the McKnights since 1973. His primary job is with the Efco Corp. in Monett , and has been with them for over 22 years.


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