Ronald W. and Carol A. Padgitt Hamilton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 1.

They were married on Aug. 1, 1963, at Lowell Christian Church by the late Rev. Koch.

She is the daughter of the late George D. and Martha M. McMahon Padgitt of Marietta. She is a housewife.

He is the son of the late Arthur R. and Helen M. Spindler Hamilton of Lowell.

He was employed as a truck driver for 40 years and retired from USF Holland and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Central States.

They are the parents of two sons, Heath Hamilton of Lowell and Shawn (Mary) Hamilton of Lowell.

They also have five grandchildren, Heath, Lauryn and Dylan Hamilton of Lowell, and Ian and Aaron Hamilton of Lowell.

They reside at Lowell and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren and visiting the Amish country.