Darrell and Hester “Butch” Blair Starcher of Palestine, W.Va., celebrated their 60th anniversary on March 28.

They were married on March 28, 1953, by the Rev. Vairl C. Winters at his home in Elizabeth.

She is the daughter of the late Denzil and Virginia Blair of Palestine, W.Va. She was a homemaker and was employed by Blair’s Gulf Station, Tru Value and retired from Hardman’s.

He is the son of the late Harlan and Mae Starcher of Calhoun County, W.Va. He was in the United States Navy, retired from Operating Engineers Local 132 and the Postal Service.

They are the parents of Gary L. (Becca), Connie L. (Steve), Kurt L. (Kathy) and the late Kyle L.

They are the grandparents of Bryan, Alisha, Brandi, Courtney, Jacob and Kylee, and have several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

An open house will be held in their honor from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Wirt County Senior Citizens Building in Elizabeth. Cards are welcomed. No gifts please, your presence is enough.

Cards may be sent to Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Starcher, P.O. Box 82, Palestine, WV 26106.