About John | John Holtzclaw
John Holtzclaw was born in Liberty, Missouri.  At an early age, he moved to Boonville, Missouri and he attended Clear Springs School and Boonville High School.  During high school, John worked in the family-owned business, Holtzclaw Boat and Motor, located west of Boonville.  Later, he joined the National Guard.  After seven years of military service, he received an honorary discharge with an E-5 ranking. 


Following his discharge, he gained valuable work experience with Frank Potter Trucking, Barney Bargary Century 21 Real Estate and the Missouri Ruralist and New York Life Insurance companies.  Later, he established Holtzclaw Enterprises and ran Holtzclaw Antiques, and with his first wife, Linda, operated Perkins Residential Care Center in Fayette.  John was also elected to two terms as mayor of the city of Fayette


In 1998, John moved back to Boonville and married his present wife, Barbara.  Since that time, John and Barbara have become very active in the real estate business, establishing their own real estate company in 2004 and affiliating with Reece & Nichols Alliance, Inc. in June of 2005.  As a Broker/DR, John serves on various committees for the Central Missouri Board of REALTORS®.  He is also very active in Boonville community affairs.  He is the current president of the local chapter of Kiwanis International, has served as a board member of the Missouri River Festival of the Arts, is a Cooper County election judge and a member of the Boonville Chamber of Commerce and the Nelson Memorial Methodist Church


John has two children, Becky and Johnny, as well as six grandchildren.  In his spare time, he enjoys golf, fishing, traveling and reading.  In real estate, John is committed to providing his agents with the knowledge, skills and support needed to make their real estate experiences successful and to ensure that the sale and purchase of property runs smoothly for his clients.