Charlotte Tractor Company was founded by Bobby L. Cockerham Sr., in 1966 as Charlotte Tractor Sales, Inc. In 1972, Bobby Cockerham Sr. purchased all remaining stock in the corporation from Ford Motor Company. He changed the company name to Charlotte Ford Tractor Sales and moved the store to our current location on Starita Road.
On January 1, 1986, Charlotte Ford Tractor Sales purchased Dixie Tractor and Equipment Company and opened Winston Ford Tractor in Winston-Salem.
On January 1, 1994, Charlotte Ford Tractor Sales purchased the assets of Brockman Ford Tractor Sales, Inc., and formed Greensboro Tractor Company, an operating unit of Charlotte Ford Tractor Sales.
On July 1, 1994, Charlotte Ford Tractor Sales was merged into the leasing company, BOBCO, Inc., owned by Charlotte Ford Tractor Sales, Inc. At this time, Charlotte Tractor Company, Winston Tractor Company, and Greensboro Tractor Company became operating units of BOBCO, Inc.
On September 1, 1994, BOBCO, Inc. purchased the assets of Reid Brothers, Inc., in Cornelius, North Carolina, resulting in the formation of Lake Norman Tractor Company. They immediately received the John Deere Sales Agreement for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
BOBCO, Inc. is committed to providing quality service and equipment. Our dedicated employees, most with more than twenty years of experience under their belts, have earned our stores the reputation for being your Hometown Equipment Dealer.
Bobby Cockerham, President
Tim Cockerham, Vice President
Tony Carter, Parts Manager
Tommy Overcash, Service Manager