Man follows in grandpa’s footsteps

Published 9:21 am Friday, February 17, 2017

Mechanic enjoys variety of job

Q: What is your name, place of living and job description?

A: Terry Spoors, Albert Lea, shop manager and mechanic for Action Auto                                                        

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Q: What interests you about automobiles?

A: The varied repairs and service daily. Never the same each day.

Q: What is your favorite car make and model?

A: Chevrolet Corvette. Only American sports car in constant production since 1953.

Q: What do you like most about your job?

A: Talking with the customers, the varied makes of cars and repairs I work on. Good place to work for, so I look forward to coming to work each day.

Q: Have you always wanted to work with automobiles?

A: Yes. Grandfather owned a shop for over 50 years, so I grew up around it and always enjoyed it.

Q: What is your favorite memory working with automobiles?

A: Building my own personal car at 15.

Q: Where did you grow up?

A: Southern Minnesota and southern New Mexico

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: NASCAR, reading, cooking, home remodeling and design and building custom cars and trucks

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Italian and, of course, steak

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: “Fast and Furious” series

Q: What is one interesting fact about you?

A: I would rather work at the shop than watch sports at home.

I’m getting married next June.

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Sam Wilmes covers crime, courts and government for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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