Arthur and Carol Daugherty of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Oct. 25.
They were united in marriage Oct. 25, 1963 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Wheeling, by the Rev. James Myles.
Carol Daugherty is the daughter of the late Carl and Julia Hadam.
Arthur "Ed" Daugherty is the son of Edna Daugherty and the late William Arthur Daugherty.
They are the parents of six children. The family includes Judy Collins and her husband, Craig, of Wheeling; Betty Simeth and her husband, Kevin, of Moundsville; Donna Hoffman and her husband, Dan, of Martins Ferry; Tom and Cindy of Wheeling and Becky Henry and her husband, Rick, of Triadelphia. They have nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A surprise party was held Saturday, Oct. 26, for the couple with their friends and family.