Don and Joyce (Petry) Estep will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 6.
He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Estep, and she is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy Petry.
Don and Joyce were married March 6, 1959, at the Miami, W.Va., Church of the Nazarene with Rev. William hill officiating.
Don and Joyce Estep
They are the parents of four children: Dr. Edward Estep and spouse Diane (Doran) of Columbia, S.C.; Kimberly Duey and spouse Robert of Peculiar, Mo; Scott Estep and spouse Kimberly (Craft) of Rudolph, Ohio; and Dr. Stephen Estep and spouse Michelle (Cutlip) of Clarksville, Tenn.
Nine grandchildren complete the family.
Joyce is retired from the Wetzel County Board of Education and Don is retired from Union Carbide Corporation, Sistersville.
After residing in Paden City, after 40 years, the couple moved to Peculiar in 2005.
The family will celebrate with a cruise to the Caribbean.