Leake Auction to sell 'Hee Haw' host Roy Clark's car collection

1964 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud

(May 29, 2019) TULSA, Okla. — Leake Auction Company will sell 600 vehicles in its upcoming three-day event in Tulsa, Okla., on June 6 – 8, including the personal collection of famed "Hee Haw" host Roy Clark. The Clark collection highlights include a 1964 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud Limousine and a 1957 Ford Thunderbird.

Clark was a multi-award-winning actor, musician/vocalist, and philanthropist. On top of hosting the popular television variety show "Hee Haw" for 28 years, he also had a recurring role on "The Beverly Hillbillies" and was the first country music artist to guest-host Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show."

Clark is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, won multiple country music awards, a Grammy, and was once voted Best Country Guitarist by Guitar Magazine.

"Roy Clark was an incredibly talented and influential entertainer with a passion for collecting cars. We are so excited to offer his personal collection in our Tulsa auction without reserves," said Gary Bennett, general manager, New Ventures & Sectors (Collector Cars) for Ritchie Bros.

1963 Pontiac Bonneville wagon

"These vehicles were very near and dear to Roy, his wife Barbara, and their family. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase a car owned by an entertainment legend."

Other highlights of the Clark collection include a 1963 Pontiac Bonneville Safari Station Wagon; a 1977 Lincoln Continental; a 1961 Plymouth Fury; and a 1972 Jeep CJ5.

In total, 185 vehicles will be sold without reserves in the Tulsa auction. Highlights include:

1961 Porsche 356B/1600 Reutter Cabriolet
1960 Chevrolet Corvette with a 283/290hp fuel-injected V8
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air
1948 Packard Woody Wagon
2012 Jaguar XKR S
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06/Z07 – Serial #1
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Sport
1990 Nissan 300ZX
1991 Acura NSX

The Tulsa auction will be held at River Spirit Expo. Onsite bidder registration will begin at 8 a.m. on June 5. Admission is $20 for adults; $15 for seniors; $7 for children under 12; and free for military with ID. Online bidding in the auction will be available via IronPlanet.com. For more information visit LeakeCar.com or call +1.918.254.7077.

A customer appreciation event for all consignors and registered bidders will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Catoosa, Okla., on June 7.