Devazier Auctioneers was founded in 2001 by Leonard Devazier and has been working hard providing successful auctions for their clients ever since. Leonard has worked in the farming industry his entire life and knows farm equipment and its value as well as anyone. Devazier Auctioneers specializes in farm equipment and heavy machinery auctions, but has conducted auctions for hardware store closings, rental company closings, and even a couple of piano company liquidation auctions. Nothing is too small or too big for Devazier Auctioneers to handle.
4157 Hwy 1 North
Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
Monday – Friday
8 AM – 5 PM
Meet Our Team
Leonard started the auction company in 2001. He started out driving trucks hauling grain out of the field, then bought his own trucks and continued hauling for several years. He then started working for a local seed and fertilize company and eventually worked his way up to manager. He left that job to start selling farm equipment for a local equipment dealer and spent 12 years selling equipment to farmers across the Nation. Leonard has a reputation of being a very trustworthy person. If he gives you his word and a handshake, you can trust that he will do what he says.
Heath is Leonard’s oldest son. He started working full time with the company in 2003. He has served many roles over the years from equipment pick up and delivery to auction clerking and office manager. He is active in setting up the auctions and tries to ensure that everything runs smoothly on auction day.
Eric has been a valuable member of the Devazier Auctioneers team since 2004. Eric is our main equipment and forklift operator. His able to do just about anything and has become quite the mechanic over the years. He is instrumental in getting the equipment out and lined up for the auctions making sure everything is neatly arranged. Eric is the person to see to get your items loaded after the auctions.
Rita is the newest member of the Devazier Auctioneers team. She has served as office manager for several companies over the years. She handles much of the daily office management, helping to ensure everything is running smoothly. On auction day, you will see Rita at the registration office to get a bidder number or to pay for your purchases.
Gaylen has been auctioneering for Devazier Auctioneers since 2004. He is a retired farmer and a past President and Chairman of the Arkansas Auctioneers Association. He was the 2008 Arkansas Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Champion. He is very active as a Charity Fundraising Auctioneer and has helped to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in charity events.
Theresa helps Devazier Auctioneers in a part time capacity for auction days. She has helped in the registration office for several years. She works full time as an account manager for a local business. On auction day, Theresa will be in the registration office to help you get a bidder number or pay for your purchases.