Robert and Linda Duckworth are observing their 50th anniversary.
They were married on Aug. 30, 1969, at the Gospel Tabernacle in Veto, by the Rev. Wilbur Lowe and the late Rev. Joseph Snyder.
She is the daughter of the late Clarence and Mary Griffin of Little Hocking. She was employed at Peoples Bank, then E.I. DuPont before becoming a fulltime mother and housewife. She was a Cub Scout leader.
He is the son of the late Clyde and Virginia Duckworth of Mineral Wells. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and served 6.5 years in the U.S. Air Force in Europe. He retired from Eramet in Marietta. He worked with Boy Scout Troop 86.
They are the parents of Robert C. Duckworth II of Vienna, George U. Duckworth of Mineral Wells and Robin (Daniel) Morris of Mineral Wells.
They have two granddaughters, Brittany (John) Ste Marie and Sarah (fiance Sid Steffen), both of Mineral Wells.
Cards may be mailed to 257 Scarce Fat Road, Mineral Wells, WV 26150.