About Wilks Tire & Battery Service
Wilks Tire & Battery Service was started in 1952 by Bill and Sara Wilks. In the early years, Bill delivered batteries over a three state area while Sara ran the office. In 1962, they moved their small location in downtown
Albertville to the corner of the new four-lane highway where Hwy 75 meets Hwy 431. They entered the retreading industry and grew their business by being active in the local schools and community service. In the mid 1970’s,
sons Shane and Craig joined the business with their parents. Twenty years later, Bill and Sara partially retired and turned over operations to their sons. Taking what their parents had taught them about hard work, customer
service, and being great leaders in the community, Craig and Shane expanded the family business into cities in the North Alabama area.
From that small beginning in 1952, Wilks Tire & Battery Service now has four retail centers, three truck centers and one Goodyear Authorized Retread Plant. With over 70 employees, that Shane and Craig call family, Wilks
Tire & Battery Service is proud to say that their growth and success is attributed to great people. Not only those associates that work for Wilks, but also the thousands of great customers they service each year.
In 2002, Wilks Tire & Battery Service was first runner up for the statewide “Alabama Retailer of the Year” Award. Later that year they placed first runner up in the “North Alabama BBB Torch Award,” for
At Wilks Tire & Battery Service, our associates are the backbone of our company. They are dedicated to seeing that each job is done right the first time, every time. We have the highest trained and skilled technicians in
the area, delivering unparalleled customer service to each vehicle we attend to.
We thank you for letting Wilks Tire & Battery Service and B & C Tire Company be your one-stop-shop for your consumer, trucking, and commercial needs; where we say, “Since 1952 we have gotten you started, and kept you