David and Joyce Ragan of Wellsburg celebrated 50 years of marriage Saturday, April 20.
They were united in marriage April 20,1963 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Weirton, with the Rev. Carl F. Pohlmann officiating the ceremony.
Joyce Ann Beil Ragan is the daughter of the late Nada and Emory Derthick of Weirton and the late Walter Beil of Long Beach, Calif. She is a retired nurse.
Ragan is the son of the late Michael and Mary Jane Ragan of Follansbee. He is a retired steelworker.
They are the parents of three daughters. The family includes Karen Ragan Delatore and her husband, Louis, of Wellsburg; Jennifer Ragan McNellie and her husband, F. Mark, of Concord, Ohio, and Beverly Ragan Simas and her husband, Jason, of Newport News, Va. They have seven grandchildren.
They will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, surrounded by all of their children and grandchildren, with a beach vacation to Sandbridge, Virginia Beach, Va., in July.