Sam is the owner, broker,and auctioneer of J.W. Shelton Auction & Realty, which was purchased from the founder, Jimmy Shelton in 1991. Sam worked under Mr. Shelton for about 10 years prior, learning first hand, all aspects of the real estate trade. J.W. Shelton Auction & Realty has been in operation since 1955 & is very well known in the community. Sam donates his time & auctioneering skills to various community organizations & events, such as Ducks Unlimited, FHA, Halifax County Jr. Livestock Sale & Show, Southside Horse Council, &; many Church & School events and a lot of Benefits. If he is not offering his services as an auctioneer, he may be playing Bluegrass at local community events, since he plays mandolin, guitar, fiddle, and sometimes banjo, and does a great job singing the Auctioneer song. Since horses and cattle & and the farm is a great love, he does specialize in selling farms, whether it is 5 acres or 500 acres. Sam also specializes in estate auctions, farm equipment and real estate auctions, he has conducted auctions for bankers, attorneys, corporations, and the county, and does specialize in farmland and Estate auctions.