Master auto repair technician and airplane aficionado Jim Holmes founded "Holmes Four Wheel Drive Center" in the early 1970's. After working nearly 40 years as owner and operator, Mr. Holmes relinquished control to the current owner but, continued working with the business until December 2017 when the building accepted new ownership
Currently, Mr. Holmes works along side Fred Crockett at what is now Stukel Saw Shop & 4 Wheel Drive Center of 1200 E. Main Street, Klamath Falls, OR 97601. Although Mr. Holmes has cut back on his schedule, he continues to enjoy his work in automotive repair while regaling his customers with his adventures in hunting and travel.
Our man Fred is a talented auto mechanic and Cheetos connoisseur. Although he had planned to become an engineer after completing his degree at Chico State, he elected not to go back to school after being drafted by the military. Instead he began his automotive career while working at his father's service station.
Fred came to work for "Holmes Four Wheel Drive Center" with Jim Holmes in the late 90s or early 2000s. He remained there until December of 2017 when the business name moved and the building took on new ownership. First and foremost a devoted family man & doting grandfather, Fred can be found working with this friends at Stukel Saw Shop & 4 Wheel Drive Center of 1200 E. Main Street, Klamath Falls.