AutoBody Express is a Faith Based Business that takes pride in serving our local communities.

We believe that letting our Christian Faith spill into the workplace has several benefits for our stakeholders. It is our mission that:

You know that you will be treated with the utmost respect.
You will be confident that all repairs are completed with honesty and integrity.
You will understand that we have you and your families best interest as a priority with every decision we make regarding your vehicle.


At AutoBody Express, we are proud of our history. We believe our history defines our experience, our quality, and our superior customer experience. Below you can learn more about us and see how we got from where we started to where we are today.

  • Riley’s Paint Shop

    After serving our country in World War II, Leonard Riley Sr. settled in Longview, TX and founded Riley’s ABC Body Shop creating the very beginnings of the AutoBody Express Story.

  • Tyler Street Location

    Leonard Riley Sr. constructed a new facility at 359 W. Tyler St, and the name changed to Riley’s Paint & Body Shop.

  • Leonard Riley Jr.

    Leonard Riley, Jr. purchases the business from his father Leonard Riley, Sr, and later changed the name again to Riley’s Collision Repair.

  • Greg Pyle

    Greg Pyle buys the business from Leonard Riley, Jr, after working as the general manager for 9 years.

  • AutoBody Express

    Greg Pyle changes the name of the business to AutoBody Express.

  • New Facility

    AutoBody Express opens a new State-Of-The-Art facility on Hwy 259 in north Longview. We have invested more than $3 million in our facility and equipment to serve our customers with the highest level of service and professionalism possible. Since that time we have increased from 13 to 30 employees. We are very proud to add these high paying technical jobs with great benefits to all of our local communities.

  • AutoBody Express – Bossier City

    Our first franchise facility opened in Bossier City Louisiana in March of 2014.

  • AutoBody Express Tyler

    In January 2017 Carl Owen’s Auto Collision shop of Tyler, Tx became AutoBody Express – Tyler. Carl Owen’s and his team have maintained a high standard of quality that has earned them a great position in the Tyler community. We are proud to continue that tradition and excited to add this excellent team the AutoBody Express family.