125 29th Street Ashland, Kentucky 41101

Our Team

About Us


Office Staff
Gobel Copley Jr. | Founder
Gobel (Bud) Copley III | President
Lisa Smith | Vice President
Don Golightly | CFO
Chad Slavens | Inventory Control / Buyer
Denise Melvin | Merchandiser
Scott Dilley | Business Administrator
Brandon Schultz | Administrative Asst.
Susan Sullivan | Administrative Asst.
Carol Poynor | Administrative Asst.
Angie Gregory | Administrative Asst.

Sales Staff
Larry Whitt | Sales Manager
Robert Crislip | Salesperson – Salyersville / Prestonburg KY Region
Larry Senters | Salesperson – Pikeville KY Region
Jason Ison | Salesperson – Ashland, KY / Ironton, OH Region
John Diedrich | Salesperson - Ashland, KY / Ironton, OH Region
Greg Belcher | Salesperson – Portsmouth, OH / Ironton, OH Region
Steve Walters | Salesperson – Lexington, KY Region
Bill Jones | Salesperson – Louisa / Grayson KY Region
Jason Dobson | Salesperson – Huntington / Charleston WV Region
Mark Royster | Specialties – Coffee / Penguin Ice / etc. Programs

Ready to place an order?

Call Today! (606) 324-1323


  • 125 29th Street
    Ashland, Kentucky 41101

  • (606) 324-1323

Ashland Specialty Company is a wholesale distributor and warehouse located in Ashland, Kentucky. We are grocery and convenience store wholesale distributors providing goods such as food, cigarettes, paper products, candy, etc. and serving the Kentucky communities of Ashland, Lexington, Winchester, Mt. Sterling, Morehead, Olive Hill, Emerson, Grayson, Princess, Rush, Ironville, Maysville, Wiliiamstown, Cynthiana, Paris, Flemingsburg, Louisa, Paintsville, Prestonsburg, Pikeville, Williamson, Hazard, Burning Springs, Manchester, Berea, Irvine, Stanton, Richmond, KY. In West Virginia we also serve the areas of Huntington, Barboursville, Scott Depot, St. Albans, Charleston, Branchland, Sissonville, Kenna, Chelyan, Beckley, Oak Hill, Welch, Princeton, Bluefield, Lewisburg, Frankford, Kanawha Falls, Mt. Nebo, Summersville, Spencer, Parkersburg, Vienna, Weston, Clarksburg, WV. Also, we are able to serve communities in Ohio such as Wheelersburg, Ironton, Gallipolis, Jackson, Wellston, Waverly, Chillicothe, Athens, Hillsboro, Georgetown, Wilmington, Blanchester, Circleville, South Point, Burlington, Rockbridge, Lancaster, Ravenswood, Marietta, OH.