The Belks have been in the automobile business in Oxford, Mississippi since the 1920s. Frank W. Belk, Sr. had a garage in Oxford and became a Dodge-Plymouth-Chrysler dealer in 1945.
F.W. Belk & Son Motor Co.
Frank Belk, Jr., came home from World War II after being stationed in Europe for over 44 months and bought into the business with his father. They continued to operate together until the death of Frank, Sr. in 1954.
Belk Ford-Mercury, Inc.
Frank Belk, Jr. became a Ford dealer in 1961. The Mercury franchise was added in 1966. In 1974, Frank W. Belk, III came to work for his dad. Richard L. Belk came to work at the dealership in 1982. In December, 1985, Belk Ford-Mercury moved to its present location on Highway 6 West from the 309 North Lamar location Mr. Belk, Sr. had opened in the 1920s. Oxford Toyota was added in 1990.
Frank W. Belk, Jr. passed away in September, 1997. Since that time Frank and Richard Belk have continued to operate the dealership. They are both Ole Miss alumni and have lived and worked in the Oxford area all of their lives. As you can see, the Belks have a very rich heritage in the automobile business. They invite all of their old friends as well as any new ones to come to Belk Ford-Mercury and Oxford Toyota for all of their automotive needs.
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