Meet Our Staff
Owners, Matt & Jeanne Whitmire, have lived in Grayson County for 30 years. Matt's love of old Western movies and his fascination with how the guns of the west shaped this country are the foundation of what prompted him to open a gun shop in Whitesboro. Matt enjoys collecting single action revolvers, lever actions, and any type of WWI or WWII firearm.
Lisa Whitmire has been a part of Past & Blast for 8 years and a member of the Whitmire family for 20 years. Shortly after Lisa married Aaron Whitmire she developred a love for dove hunting alongside her husband Aaron. Over the past 20 years Lisa has developed a love for target shooting rifles and pistols.
Tap is our Sales Floor Manager and has a vast knowledge of all things firearms related. Tap is a great resource for our customers, whether they need recommendations on their first firearm purchase, help finding and mounting the perfect scope on a rifle, or help with a suppressor purchase, Tap has a lifetime of experience to use to help customers. Tap is also a licensed NRA pistol instructor and offers classes in safety & handling or License to Carry Classes, check out his classes at Triple Tap Training.
Elizabeth is the smiling face everyone is familiar with when they come through the doors at Past & Blast. Elizabeth runs the front counter, handles all the paperwork, and keeps this place running smoothly. Elizabeth can help you find anything you need in the store and help get you to the right salesperson for any other needs.
Blake is the grandson of owners Matt & Jeanne. Blake is the resident knife expert, whatever kind of knife you need, Blake can help you find the best fit for you. Blake also has a love for sport shooting and enjoys rifles and pistols of all styles. You can find Blake working here at the shop during the week and at the shows on the weekend.
Cooper is the shop's Bull Mastiff. Everyone enjoys visiting with Cooper when they visit Past & Blast and Cooper loves the attention.