"We fix anything with wheels!"
We opened our doors as Royal's Truck and Diesel Repair in 1989 and incorporated in 2009. Our founder, Royal, has worked on everything from lawn mowers to semis and everything in between. Among all of our mechanics, we have over 110 years of experience. Meet some of our friendly, experienced staff in their own words.
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I was born in 1950, raised on a dairy farm and have lived in this area all of my life. I was 13 years old when I did my first overhaul on a 1953 Chevy pickup. I have always loved any type of mechanics. Started working as a mechanic in 1968 at a Buick garage. I’ve only had three real jobs in my life. In 1989, I bought my boss out and the rest is “Royal’s Truck & Diesel Repair.”
I was a bartender for over 6 years and managed a bar for 4 years and I was a cop for 2 years, which was my passion, and I went to college for 4 years to get my Criminal Justice Degree. I grew up in Weiser, Idaho where I took Auto Tech for 3 years in high school. I have been around mechanics my whole life considering that I am an only child and Royal just happens to be my dad. I have always looked up to my dad, he has been my rock through my life, and I can always depend on him. I have been married to the man of my dreams since 1997, we have 2 daughters who keep us on our toes all the time. When my dad opened his business I loved getting dirty and helping him all I could.
I was born in 1976 and when I got into high school, I knew I wanted to be a Diesel Mechanic. I worked for B&M Equipment in Nyssa, Oregon after high school from 1995 to August of 1997, and then I went to work for Royal at Royal’s Truck and Diesel Repair until November of 2006. I then went to work for a truck dealership as a diesel mechanic and came back to Royal’s Truck and Diesel Repair, Inc. in April of 2012. I am A/C Certified, Bus Certified; I have my forklift license, up to date diesel certifications, and my CDL. I have lived in Ontario my whole life. I have 2 daughters and my wife also works for Royal’s Truck and Diesel Repair, Inc. I like working for a small business, you get to have good relationships with customers and employees.