Sligars Celebrate 50th

Cliff and Sherry Sligar of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday.

They were united in marriage on May 17, 1968, at Thomson United Methodist Church, Wheeling, by the Rev. Charles Elwood.

Sherry Sligar is the daughter of the late Clyde “Pete” and Gretchen Sharp. She is retired and is a former employee of Chris Miller Furniture and the city of Wheeling.

Cliff Sligar is the son of the late William E. and Mae Sligar of Wheeling. He is a U.S. Army veteran. He was employed for 40 years with the Wheeling Fire Department from which he retired as chief. He also was employed by Belmont County as director of 911 Communications.

The family includes Cliff and his wife Christine of Bridgeport, Ohio, Bill and his wife Shelley of Wheeling and Stephen Himrod of Kauai, Hawaii.

They celebrated the special occasion with friends and family.