Futral s Feed Store
At age 26, George Futral purchased the store from C.L. Roberts (who had previously purchased the store from Porter Nalle) in 1944. His father James Futral began working for him at that time. He had married Earline Hudson in July, 1940. He managed the store during the day and delivered feed and supplies during the evening hours. At that time, the store was located on the outskirts of town with much of the feed being delivered to the store by rail car. Since opening in 1944, much has changed in the city of Fort Myers, but his operating philosophy has remained the same - to provide quality animal and home care products at discount prices with personalized customer service. He retired from the business in 2004 after 60 years of hard work and faithful service. He passed away in September of 2007, survived by his loving wife, Earlene, until her passing in 2012. He was 89 years old and is greatly missed by his family and our community.
Futral's Feed Store is a 5th generation family owned and operated business in Fort Myers, Florida. We have been a dealer of quality animal feeds and supplies since 1944! We stock a huge variety of feed for pets (exotic & domestic), horses, livestock, rodents and wild birds. We carry top quality hay such as Timothy & Alfalfa, Alfalfa, Coastal and Pangola. We also carry bedding for animals including Aspen, Pine and Cedar Shavings as well as wood pellets. We sell farming supplies such as fencing, posts and wire. For the avid fisherman we sell fish chum. We also have crabbing supplies. For the gardener, we carry a huge variety of garden seeds, onion sets, pesticides, and fertilizers. For the homeowner and farmer, we have herbicides, pesticides and grass seeds. We would love for you to stop by our store and check out the many products that we carry. We also deliver to many areas throughout Lee County. Please browse our website to become more familiar with our family, our store and the many products that we carry. Thanks for your interest in Futral's Feed Store where our motto is is "He profits most who feeds best".
We want you to feel at home in our store. Many of our customers have been trading with us for years!
We are not a big box store so we truly enjoy getting
to know our customers. Customer loyalty is foundational to our long term success.
We genuinely care about your needs. Our
knowledgeable staff will help you find the right
products for your home, pet, farm or garden. Your complete satisfaction with our products and customer service is very important to us.
Our staff specializes in personalized service. We are easily accessible in store, by phone, or E-mail. We strive to make your shopping experience a pleasure. And, as has always been our practice, we will carryout and load your purchases in your vehicle.
Monday: 8AM - 6PM
Tuesday: 8AM - 6PM
Wednesday: 8AM - 6PM
Thursday: 8AM - 6PM
Friday: 8AM - 6PM
Saturday: 8AM - 5PM
David Moody Jr.'s oldest son, Jordan started working part-time at the feed store when he turned 15 and continued to work during his summer and holiday breaks when home from college. In April 2016, Jordan earned his degree in Telecommunications from the College of Journalism at the University of Florida. With much excitement and joy, on May 5, 2016, he returned to Fort Myers and began working full-time as the store manager. Jordan represents the 5th generation of our family to participate in the business that was started by his great grandfather, George Futral in 1944.
David Moody Jr. joined Futral's Feed Store full-time in May, 1997. He grew up working in the store after school and during the summer months. After graduating from Riverdale High School, he attended the University of Florida where he earned a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering. He worked as a manufacturing manager with Frito Lay in Orlando, Florida for five years before returning to manage the store with his father and grandfather. He is currently the managing partner and is the fourth generation of the Futral family to work in the store. He has been married to his high school sweetheart Dawn since 1988. They have four children - Jordan, Joshua, Danielle and Darci. He is a Sunday school teacher and Elder at Northside Baptist Church. He enjoys reading, watching Gator Football and Red Sox baseball.
David Moody Sr. joined Futral's Feed Store in 1958 as an 18 year old transplant from West Palm Beach, Florida. He officially joined the Futral family in July 1961 when he married Patricia Futral, George's only daughter. In 2008, David celebrated his 50th year working at the store. Throughout this time, David Sr. has done it all. He has loaded and delivered feed, waited on countless customers, answered the phone innumerable times and weighed up more birdseed than you can count. He is currently a partner in the business with his son, David Jr. He has two children, Kimberly and David Jr., and eight grand children. His hobbies include sports card and memorabilia collecting and thrift store shopping.