EAST SPRINGFIELD - An open house was held Saturday for Carl and Patricia Shepherd of East Springfield in celebration of their upcoming 65th anniversary.
The couple were married on Oct. 16, 1948, at LaBelle United Methodist Church in Steubenville by the Rev. Charles Albright.
He is the son of the late John K. and Francis I. Shepherd. He retired from the Ohio Power Co. with 40 years of service. He was a founding member of the East Springfield Fire Department.
She is the daughter of the late J. Ross and Lena O. Mathes.
They are members of the Christ United Methodist Church in East Springfield.
They have a daughter, Cindy, of East Springfield, and a son, Bob, of Richmond. There are two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.