Ham’s NAPA Auto Parts

Ham’s Auto Parts provides quality auto parts to commercial and retail customers around middle Georgia. Our experienced team is ready to assist you in finding the right part the first time for your vehicle. Scroll down to read our story and meet our team. They’re waiting to help you out!

If you are looking for a part and would like our expert advice, don’t hesitate to call or come in to one of our 7 locations. 

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Our Story

Community Based Since 1963


William J Ham Jr opened the first store on Main Street in Barnesville in June of 1963 becoming the first NAPA Jobber in the Ham family. He was working in a Pembroke Chevrolet dealership when he decided he was ready to go into business on his own. ‘Pops’ always had a knack for automobiles, and he had a good friend and mentor who was a NAPA jobber, so it was only fitting. He moved to Barnesville to be closer to family, and so began the Ham family auto parts business.

Ham's NAPA Auto Parts - Meet Our Team - Our Story - First Store
‘The First Store’

 

 

Ham's NAPA Auto Parts - Meet Our Team - Ham Family


The Ham Family

The group of stores are now owned and operated by William J Ham III. William spent his childhood learning and working with his dad, refurbishing a string of cars and motorcycles. He studied at Georgia Tech and received his degree in Industrial Engineering. After a short stint working as a civilian engineer on Robins Air Force Base, he couldn’t stay away from the family business. He came to work for his dad full time in 1988 and took over operations of the group of stores after the elder William Ham retired in 2004. Shown here are Bill (Jr.) and wife Freida Ham, William (III), son Joel, and daughter Madison at the opening of the new location in Barnesville.


Meet our Team

Finding the parts you need everyday – What would we do without them?


Ham's NAPA Auto Parts - Meet Our Team - Steve Langford

Steve Langford

Steve is the manager of our store in  Barnesville. He started with Napa in February of 1987 and has been with us ever since! Steve is an ASE Certified parts specialist. When he’s not at NAPA, he loves going to the beach or mountains or on family outings with his wife Jeanie, son Tyler, and daughter Hannah.

Ham's NAPA Auto Parts - Meet Our Team - Charles Claybaugh

Charles Claybaugh

Charles is the manager of our store in Forsyth, where he has been working since 2000. He is an ASE certified parts specialist.  When he has free time, he enjoys gardening and working out – you can frequently find him at the gym! 

Betty Todd

Betty began working for NAPA in Griffin in 1998. She spent a short time working with the city of Griffin and is now back as our manager for the store in Griffin. She is an ASE certified parts specialists. Betty has recently started her jogging career. Though she doesn’t necessarily enjoy it, she likes being able to step up to the challenge of accepting this new hobby. She loves her husband, two sons, two step daughters, and one grand daughter

Mitchell Campbell

Mitchell is the manager of our Jackson store. He is an ASE certified parts specialist and has been working with Ham’s NAPA since 2013. Mitchell is married with two kids and three dogs. (Including a Great Dane and a Yorkie!) When he’s not at the NAPA store there is a good chance he’s out hunting or fishing. He’s so friendly, you may want to come in just to get advice from Mitchell on your latest project. 

Alan McCullars

Alan is our manager in Reynolds. He began working at this location in May of 1988, and stayed with the store when the Ham family bought it in 2015. A hobby of his is drag racing, and he is on the Safety Safari crew for local drag races. Alan volunteers his time with the fire department in Reynolds and he is the volunteer fire chief in Potterville. In addition to drag racing, he likes fishing, hunting, and working on his own cars and trucks. He is married and has two sons, one daughter, and two precious grand daughters

Ham's NAPA Auto Parts - Meet Our Team - Patrick Romeo

Patrick Romeo

Patrick Romeo is our manager in Roberta. He is our youngest manager, but don’t let that fool you- he knows what he’s talking about! Patrick started with Ham’s NAPA in 2015. He is an ASE Certified Parts Specialist. Patrick began working on cars several years ago with his dad, and now his primary hobbies are rebuilding cars and dirt bikes. He recently re-furbished his dad’s  86 SS Montecarlo.  He also works on a variety of Hondas and Chevy trucks.

Joe Roberts

Joe began working for Ham’s NAPA when we opened the store in Thomaston (2016). He is an ASE Certified Parts Specialist. Joe developed a love for cars growing up in West Virginia and working with his grandpa on a ’78 F100. Since then he moved to Georgia to be near family and worked as a mechanic until coming to NAPA. If Joe isn’t at the NAPA store, there is a good chance he will be out fishing or spending time with his daughter. 

Ham's NAPA Auto Parts - Meet Our Team - John Andrews

John Andrews

John is the operations manager for Ham’s NAPA. His office is in Barnesville, so if you want to reach him, call our Barnesville store. John started working for NAPA in Florida in 1974, and came to Ham’s NAPA in Barnesville when he moved to middle Georgia in 1981. He is an ASE Certified Parts Specialist, with a knack for part numbers. Give him a number and he’ll likely know what part it is! He enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, step-son, and three rescue terriers.

Ham's NAPA Auto Parts - Meet Our Team - Alicia McDaniel

Alicia McDaniel

Alicia is our accounting manager. She works out of the corporate office in Forsyth and handles accounts receivable, accounts payable, human resources, and payroll. You must believe she stays busy! She has 30 years of experience in the accounting field, including working for Ham’s NAPA since 2009. She loves being with her three sons, her daughter-in-law, and her first grandson! Some of her hobbies include being outdoors, riding horses, and drawing.