Lynchburg car show winners announced


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Pictured, from left, are Mark Simmons, Gene Stricker, Bill Wilmoth, Bill Blackburn and John Williamson. They were the winners of the top five awards at the car show.


The annual car show sponsored by the Lynchburg Lions Club and Martinsville IOOF was held Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Lynchburg Lions Club Park.

Awards were presented to the Best of Show winner as well as Best Ford, Best Chrysler, Best General Motors, Best Other and Old Car exhibitors. Plaques were also given to the other Top Twenty winners. All exhibitors received dash plaques as a token of appreciation for their participation.

The Best of Show trophy was won by Bill Wilmoth with a 1964 Chevy Belair. The trophy was donated by Southern Hills Community Bank.

The Best General Motors car plaque was won by Gene Stricker with a 1967 Chevelle SS. The plaque donor was Jerry Haag Motors.

The Best Ford plaque went to John Williamson with a 1931 Model A Roadster. The plaque was donated by Bill Marine Ford.

The Best Chrysler car was exhibited by Bill Blackburn with a 1938 two-door sedan. The plaque donor was Mt. Orab Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram.

The Best Other plaque was won by Mark Simmons with a 1950 Nash. The award was donated by Sherwood Auto and Camper Sales.

The Oldest Vehicle award went to Nick Barker with a 1930 Ford Model A. The award was donated by Terry’s Pizza and Grocery.

The Lynchburg Lions Club provided the food and the Lions Club and Martinsville IOOF co-sponsored the show. All proceeds from the show will be used for these two groups’ community service projects.

Other Top Twenty plaque winners included Nick Barker, Bob Hammons, Larry Teboe, Bob and Marge Campbell, William Cheek, Nick Lindsey, Clifford Robbins, Preston White, Ken and Bernie Miller, Charles Cooper, Ryan Lewis, Libby and John Kidder, Don Brittingham, Lonnie Davidson and Dave Maple.

Top Twenty plaque sponsors included Pappy’s Pub, J.R. Dye Landscaping and Nursery, Martinsville Star-Orphan Hope Lodge 182, Hiawatha Encampment 70 IOOF, Pack’s Peak Auto and Towing, Just For Looks, Turner & Son Funeral Homes, American Way Tax and Accounting, Auto Tech Sales, Westview Motors, Jo’s Vintage Barber Shop, Hertlein Repair – Auto and Truck, Liberty Lions Club, Hillsboro Lions Club, and KMR Accounting and Bookkeeping. The Lynchburg Lions Club, Martinsville Lions Club, Lynchburg Historical Society, Brown’s Distributors of Martinsville and the Buford Farmers Institute provided the dash plaques.

Submitted by car show organizers.

Pictured, from left, are Mark Simmons, Gene Stricker, Bill Wilmoth, Bill Blackburn and John Williamson. They were the winners of the top five awards at the car show.
http://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2017/10/web1_Lynchburg-car-show-pic.jpgPictured, from left, are Mark Simmons, Gene Stricker, Bill Wilmoth, Bill Blackburn and John Williamson. They were the winners of the top five awards at the car show.

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