Bob and Kim Mathews of Washington, W.Va., celebrated their 40th anniversary.

They were married Aug. 12, 1978, in the First United Methodist Church of Leechburg, Pa.

She is the daughter of the late Francis and Florence Eshelman of Hyde Park, Pa. He is the son of Margaret Mathews of Lehigh Acres, Fla., and the late Russell Mathews.

Both retired from Wood County Schools in 2017. Kim most recently was the Early Literacy Coordinator. Bob was the director of technology and MIS. They are members of Washington United Methodist Church where he is the music director.

They have two daughters, Jaclyn (Sean) Smith and Jordan Mathews both of Tampa, Fla.

An Alaskan cruise is planned to celebrate.