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Meet the Team at Bill’s Auto Body Shop

Bill’s Auto Body is a family-owned and locally-operated auto body shop. The shop was started by Bill Sheldon who has been working in the collision field since he graduated high school. His passion for restoring vehicles was undeniable and led to him opening his shop. Today Bill and his son Andy Sheldon work together to make your car look brand new. Andy serves and lead paint technician and estimator. Bill and Andy take great pride in their craftmanship so you can put your mind at ease knowing your car will look brand new.

Meet Bill - The Owner and Namesake Behind the Friendliest Auto Shop in Galesburg

Bill Sheldon is the namesake and motivation behind the high-quality work that comes out of Bill’s Auto Body. Bill started his career in collision repair at Lawson's Auto Body in 1974. After working in the industry for over a decade, he opened his own business. With over 46 years of experience in the auto body repair business, Bill combines his classic car passion with collision repair expertise to create results that are breathtaking. His goal is to get all of his customers back on the road as soon as possible, without sacrificing any quality. Bill has built his business on word-of-mouth, and he works hard to maintain that connection to the community by treating every customer like family.

Our Team

  • Andy Sheldon
    Andy SheldonGeneral Manager & Lead Paint Technician
    Andy Sheldon, General Manager, Lead Paint Technician, and son of Bill Sheldon, has been around the body shop literally his whole life. Intrigued with the day-to-day operations, he desired to become a part of the family business. At the age of 16 Andy began his honing his painting skills. Painting was second nature to Andy and quickly became lead paint tech and has been for the last 16 years. Andy received his Bachelors in Business Management in 2011 from Western Illinois University and began his full time career at Bill’s Auto Body. Andy truly cares for his community, customers, and the service they receive at Bill's Auto Body. Outside of the shop, Andy enjoys golfing, the outdoors, and hanging out with friends and family.