Meet Your Neighbors: Mark and Linda Dillehay

Linda and Mark Dillehay (Independent Newspapers/Wendy Miller)

Linda and Mark Dillehay (Independent Newspapers/Wendy Miller)

 

•Names: Mark and Linda Dillehay

•Town/Neighborhood: Queen Creek

•When & why we moved here: We are originally from the Cleveland area of Ohio. We fell in love with Arizona the first time we vacationed here almost 20 years ago. We both felt that God was calling us for some purpose and knew that we would one day relocate to Arizona permanently.  That day came in late 2013 when we found Christian Brothers Automotive.

•What we like most about living here: We love living in sunshine and seeing the mountains. The people in Queen Creek are friendly and kind. We love being able to spend so much time out of doors. So different than Cleveland.

•What we do:  We own and operate the Christian Brothers Automotive store at Rittenhouse and Ocotillo.

•What we like most about what we do: We love serving our community. Operating our automotive store gives us the opportunity to create a safe place for people to take their vehicles for ethical and excellent repairs and maintenance.  We love meeting people and look forward to being involved in the communities along with the other local businesses. The growth and economic activity happening in Queen Creek is very impressive.

•Favorite community cause & why:  Meeting the needs of the lost and less fortunate in our community through the work of our church.

•Our family: We have been married for over 30 years and have two children. Our daughter, Jennifer, is an audiologist working in Dallas, Texas, and our son, Tim, is a student in Arizona State University’s School of Nursing.

•Our interests and hobbies: We like to go hiking and explore Arizona. We also like to read and do activities with our church.

•The trait(s) we admire in others: Honesty, integrity, humor, kindness, compassion.

•People who inspired us (and how): Our parents and families because of their love, faith, support and encouragement.  They set a great example for how we should lead our lives.

•Our guiding philosophy: Love your neighbor as yourself.

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