Gale D. and Ruth A. Eddy are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 23, 1964, at Mt. Hope (Eddy's Ridge) Church of Christ.
They are the parents of Kelly Eddy and Julie (Mike) Rinard, all of Marietta. They are the grandparents of Nathan and Jessica Rinard of New Castle, Ind. and Jordan Rinard of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Special friends are Larrey, Betty, Brittany and Brice Martin of Marietta.
They have been owner/operators of Eddy's Garage in Dart, Ohio since opening the business in April 1978. In addition, he currently is employed by Perkins Oil and Gas in Pennsboro, W.Va.
Gale and Ruth Eddy
As well as being employed by the family business, she has previously been employed by The Jug at Newport, Ohio for several years, and served as homemaker and caregiver to many.
They are lifelong members of the Mt. Hope (Eddy's Ridge) Church of Christ and also attend Wingett Run Church of Christ, where he conducts Bible study.
They have also been members of the Little Muskingum Volunteer Fire Department for over 30 years. He was a founding member of the Little Muskingum Watershed Association.
The family is planning a celebration with friends and family. Cards and letters can be sent to : 500 Eddy Ridge Road, New Matamoras, OH 45757.