Spillers Spotlight Questions:
Name: Dr. Don Spillers
Hometown: Warner Robins, Ga.
Position at Spillers Ortho: Orthodontist
Length of time at Spillers Ortho: 24 years
What did you want to be when you grew up? Orthodontist or fighter pilot
What was your first job? I washed cars at a Toyota car lot.
If you could have any other job for just one day, what would it be? Fighter pilot
Favorite meal/food: Country fried steak, English peas, mac & cheese
Favorite band/music: The Message on Sirius radio
Favorite TV series: Blacklist
What accomplishment are you proudest of? Becoming an orthodontist and a part of the community
What do you like to do in your spare time? I like to work on the farm, deer hunt, and fish.
Any cool or hidden talents? I love driving heavy equipment (bulldozer and backhoe)!
What do you wish you were doing right now? Offshore fishing for tuna
What is one place you would like to travel right now? Italy
Do you have children or pets? I have a son, Trey, age 22; and a daughter, Amy, age 19. Trey will attend his first year of dental school in Augusta at The Dental College of Georgia this fall. Amy will be a freshman at Mercer, pursuing a career in nursing. We have two dogs — a tan and black coon hound named Josie, and a golden doodle named Lyla.
Any pet peeves? I’m always thinking about how to be efficient.
What are you most grateful for in your life? My family, kids, and my salvation
Words of wisdom (or quote you like): Don’t put off till tomorrow what can be done today! There are some things in life that you only get one shot at! Love your family like there is no tomorrow, because there may not be. God loves you so much, He gave His only Son for you!!