John graduated from Weston High School in 1966 and went on to WVU to pursue a degree in animal science. In 1974 he graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. In 1970, John graduated from Superior School of Auctioneering. He then pursued the auction business as well and sold at purebred cattle sales in 23 states. In addition to livestock auctioneering he sold independently at farm, estate and equipment sales for the past 46 years and now specializes in farm/land auctions. John has an extremely vast amount of knowledge in stocking rate, fencing, water conditions, fertilization, timber, forage production and oil and gas, which is a great asset to our marketing of quality farms/land. He is a member of the WVAA, NAA, Farm Bureau, and National Cattleman Assn/WV Cattleman Assn. John and his wife Sue Ann reside in Jane Lew, WV and have 4 children and 7 grandchildren. Col. Spiker will be working out of our Bridgeport, WV office as an auctioneer/realtor and can be contacted at 304-677-0255.