Is Lizard Lick Towing Still In Business?

Lizard Lick Towing is still in operation despite facing a family tragedy. The company, located in Lizard Lick, North Carolina, continues to provide towing and recovery services to its customers.

Ronnie Shirley, one of the stars of the reality show “Lizard Lick Towing,” owns and operates the business along with his wife, Amy Shirley.

In February 2022, their son, Harley Alexander Shirley, tragically passed away at the age of 21. Despite this heartbreaking loss, the business remains operational, serving the community of Lizard Lick and beyond.

About Lizard Lick Towing

Lizard Lick Towing is a reality television series that aired on truTV. It followed the operations of a towing company based in Lizard Lick, North Carolina.

The show featured Ron and Amy Shirley, the owners of the company, along with their team as they repossessed vehicles and dealt with various challenges in their line of work.

The show gained popularity for its combination of drama, humor, and real-life situations.

Aspect Details
Show Title Lizard Lick Towing
Genre Reality television
Origin Spin-off of All Worked Up
Network truTV
Air Dates February 7, 2011, to August 18, 2014
Location Lizard Lick, North Carolina (near Wendell suburb)
Main Characters Ron and Amy Shirley, Bobby Brantley
Company Lizard Lick Towing and Recovery
Founding Year 1998
Owners Ron and Amy Shirley
Growth Started with one truck, grew to 15 staff members and 20 trucks in 10 years
Bobby Brantley’s Role Friend of Ron, started as a dissatisfied customer, later worked at Lizard Lick to pay off his debt
Origin of Show Originally considered for Wife Swap, picked up after station discovered Amy Shirley’s diverse background
Development Started filming in August 2008, led to a contract with truTV
Premiere Dates Season 1: February 7, 2011; Season 2: December 5, 2011; Season 3: January 21, 2013; Season 4: December 16, 2013
Cancellation End of Season 4
Tragic Event On February 17, 2022, Ron Shirley’s son, Alex Harley, was shot and killed in Garner, North Carolina
Legal Action Two teenagers were arrested for the shooting of Alex Harley Shirley and his female companion, Sophie Hagy