Arden and Violet Richards of 4076 State Route 339, Belpre, Ohio, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 17. They were married Oct. 17, 1953, by the Rev. Ernest Keesor, at the home of the bride.
He is the son of the late Rev. Sylvester and Barbara Richards of Big Bend, W.Va.
She is the daughter of the late Everett and Docia Richards of Veto, Ohio.
Arden and Violet Richards
He is "officially" retired from home building, though he is still working part time.
Violet is retired from the Warren Local School District and attends the Little Hocking Church of God in Little Hocking.
They are the parents of two children: daughter, Terry Nutter (Mark) of Veto, and son, Arden II (Laura) of Coolville. They have three grandchildren: Robin Richards, Reyna Nutter (deceased) and Maria Nutter. They have one great-grandchild, Kaelyn Hinton.
An open house celebration for family and friends will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Pioneer Presbyterian Church, located at 873 Farson Street in Belpre, Ohio. They request no gifts, but cards would be appreciated.