Richard (Dick) and Barbara Stevens, of Fayetteville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a vacation to Adare Manor in Limerick, Ireland. They were married on June 20, 1964, by the Rev. Edwin Endicott at Trinity United Methodist Church in Van Wert, Ohio.
Dick retired in 2001 from Chrysler Corporation after a 35 year career. Barbara retired in 2012 from Heritage Bank after a career in the banking industry. They have resided in Fayetteville since 1992. They are members of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church.
The Stevenses have two children, Timothy (Deana) Stevens of Fayetteville and (Dave) and Shari Densel of Waterville, Ohio. They have four grandsons; Nathan Densel, Anthony Densel, Jeremy Stevens, and Joshua Stevens.