Canning Auction Service has served the Southern Illinois
Communities since 1985. David Canning received his
auctioneer certification in 1985 and started doing Livestock
Auctions. He then proceeded to start an annual farm equipment
and implement consignment auction the same year and has
the business to a quarterly event each year. The consignment
auction attracts prospective buyers from a surrounding seven
The Auction service is completely mobile service with two
trucks; a mobile office; display trailers; and wireless computer
system to handle on-site business., household, estate and farm
auctions. We also maintain loaders to provide at farm and heavy
equipment auction events. A modern facility for consignment
auctions, real estate, specialty and live on-line auctions is
offered as well.
In growing and promoting the auction industry, David sparked
the interest of his son Blake Canning, who joined the business as
a licensed auctioneer in 2005. Blake Canning works for the
service full time. Canning Auction Service is a family business.
Staff member include David's wife, two daughter and son-in-law
in addition to his son Blake. The auction service has a
wonderful team of dedicated and professional staff who clerk,
cashier, ring and operated equipment.