2013 Employee of the Year - Kent Williams
Kent Williams (Wabash) has been selected as our 2013
Employee of the Year for his dedication to safety and
outstanding customer service skills. He has been
employed by Opies since January of 2002. During his
11 years of employment with Opies, Kent has logged
well over one million accident-free miles. Kent lives in
Palmyra, MO with his wife, Kay. They have 2 sons.
During his off time, Kent enjoys riding his Harley and
spending time with his wife. He also has a 17 acre
farm he cares for.
20 Year Employee - Tony Keene
Tony Keene (The Ghost) has been employed with Opies
since December of 1993. He lives in California, MO
with his wife, Hildy. Tony served our country as a
Marine in the Vietnam War. When he's not on the
road, he enjoys deer hunting.
10 Year Employee - Ed Lowe
Ed Lowe (Silver Streak) started with Opies in June
2003. Ed lives in Cushing, OK where he and his wife
enjoy fixing up the house they recently purchased. Ed
also enjoys taking road trips in his Mini Cooper. He is
recognizeable by his long ponytail which regularly gets
donated to the Locks of Love Program.
10 Year Employee - John Saffell
John Saffell (Dr. John) started with Opies in March of
2003. He lives in Troy, MO with his wife of 46 years.
They have one son. When John's not driving a truck,
he enjoys camping. John has a total of 49 years
experience driving a truck.
10 Year Employee - Ricky Barrett
Ricky Barrett (Turtle) started with Opies in February
of 2003. He currently works mostly in the Memphis,
TN area. Ricky lives in Covington, TN and has one
daughter. When he's not working, he enjoys riding
motorcycles and doing paintball. Ricky has been
driving trucks for 30 years.