Richard and Connie (Griffith) Hitchcock are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Jan. 19, 1963, at the Damascus Friends Church. The Rev. Edward Escolme presided at the couple's double-ring ceremony.
Mr. Hitchcock is from Sebring. He retired from BNSF Logistics after 46 years in the logistics industry.
A former Damascus resident, Mrs. Hitchcock is the daughter of Bren and Mabel Griffith.
Their daughter, Sherri (Hitchcock) Faber and her husband Robert and children Ryan and Crystal hosted a dinner party at the Carlisle Inn in Walnut Creek. In attendance were his sister, Mary Margaret and Brooks Weingart, and Mrs. Hitchcock's sister, Virginia and Earl Bardo and brother Jim and Ruth Griffith and sister-in-law Diane Griffith along with many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors. Patricia Manning who was Mrs. Hitchcock's maid of honor, gave the prayer.
The Hitchcock's live in Hilliard and enjoy traveling and their retirement.