Mr. and Mrs. Gary Metzgar of Salem were honored by family and friends on the occasion of their 50th anniversary on June 1 at the Hickory Rib in Salem.
The former Roselyn Bock, daughter of Bill and Ada Bock, and Mr. Metzgar, son of John and Lena Metzgar, were married on May 11, 1962, by the Rev. Pearl McLaughlin in Winona, Ohio. Jim and Mary Belle Metzgar were their attendants.
Mr. Metzgar has been a truck owner operator for the last 53 years and is still driving truck for many local companies.
Mrs. Metzgar has been receptionist and cashier for Harold Albert, DMV and most recently at Stadium GM in Salem.
The celebration was hosted by their children, Vickie Metzgar of Salem, Harold and Penn of Detroit, Mich., and grandchildren, Brittaney, Bridgette and Christian. Benjamin, who just finished training with the Army 101st Screaming Eagles, Calvary at Ft. Campbell, Ky., was unable to attend.