Hamby TV and Appliance is locally owned and operated by Tom and Darrell Hamby. Hamby's has been continuously operated as a TV and appliance store at 40th and W Okmulgee since 1942. Originally operated by the Don Smith family as Tumble In, the business was purchased by Darrell Hamby in 1973. Tom joined the company in 2000.
Tom and Darrell Hamby are Muskogee natives. Tom graduated from Hilldale in 1997 and Darrell from Central High in 1969. Both graduated college from NSU.
In 2004 Hamby TV and Appliance joined the Nationwide Buying Group. This association gave this local company the buying power of any large box store. Volume pricing, volume selling, local service, and low overhead is the business model employed at Hamby TV and Appliance.