Our History

1961
Service Distributing, Inc. is founded in Lorton, Virginia.
1966
Our current CEO, Larry Buckner, Sr., joins the organization as a versatile sales representative, gladly embracing responsibilities well beyond the job description.
1978
Larry Buckner, Sr. becomes a full partner.
1979
Our main warehouse is constructed and remains in operation today.
1980
We establish an on-premise division and become the very first distributor to establish dual retail divisions in Northern Virginia.
1982
Our military division is created. We remain the only Northern Virginia area distributor to have this specialized division.
1984
Our convenience store division is created. We are the only alcoholic beverage distributor to have this key distinction.
1997
Our warehouse expands to 72,000 square feet.
1999
A 1,000 square foot conference room is added to our sales office.
2006
Larry Buckner, Sr. becomes sole owner of Service Distributing, Inc.
2010
Service Distributing purchases Freeman Distributing.