Gene and Susan Young of Moundsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Dec. 24.
They were united in marriage Dec. 24, 1961 at Moundsville Baptist Church by the Rev. Desist.
Susan Young is the daughter of the late Sally and C.W. "Dutch" Gellner of Moundsville. She retired recently after being employed for 26 years with the late Dr. Andrew Tatich and Dr. Michael Palma.
Young is the son of the late Cyrus and Laura Young of Moundsville. He was a professional boxer and served in the Army. He is retired from Ironworkers Local 549.
They are the parents of three children. The family includes Rocky, deceased, and his widow, Bobbie; Randy; and Heather Reynolds and her husband, Eric. They have five grandchildren.
A celebration with family and friends is planned at a later date.