James and Lois (Gutridge) Graves of Ostrander, Ohio, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 30, 2014.
They were married May 30, 1964, in St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Zanesville, Ohio.
James graduated from Rosecrans High School and Lois from West Muskingum High School. James retired from Rockwell International and is currently employed as a Technical Supervisor with Customer Care Worldwide. Lois is a homemaker. They are members of St. Mary Catholic Church in Delaware, Ohio.
They are the parents of Ronald (Julia) Graves of Newark, Ohio, Debra (Duane) Robinson of Ostrander, Ohio, Douglas Graves of Ashley, Ohio, and Bradley Graves of Ostrander, Ohio. They have 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
They celebrated with a trip to Hawaii. Their family and friends celebrated their anniversary with a dinner at a local restaurant.