Tim and Joyce Walton of Wheeling are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 25.
They were united in marriage Aug. 25, 1973 at Bethlehem United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. John E. Karnes officiating.
Joyce Walton is the former Joyce Gramlich and the daughter of the late William K. Gramlich Jr. and Joann Gramlich Calmbaucher. She is a graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School and B.M. Spurr School of Nursing. She is employed at CRC Health Group working at the Wheeling Treatment Center.
Tim Walton is the son of the late Harold and Clara Walton of Wheeling. He is a graduate of Wheeling High School. He is a driver and is employed at Valley Concrete.
Their family includes a daughter, Stephanie Walton Toland and her husband, Michael, of Wheeling and a son, Ryan Walton and Janna of Martins Ferry. They have four grandchildren.
They were honored by their family with a celebration dinner and a surprise gift of a trip to the Florida Keys in the near future.