Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

November 18, 2012


The Independent

ASHLAND — Edsel and Brenda Rucker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a cake reception hosted by their children, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at their home church, England Hill Freewill Baptist Church, 10201 Mayo Trail Road in Catlettsburg.

The couple were married Nov. 30, 1962, in Wise, Va., by Elder Early Rose.

Mr. Rucker was self-employed as a home improvement contractor for many years. Mrs. Rucker is a retired bus driver from the Boyd County school System.

The couple are blessed with two sons, Tony (Joyce) Rucker of Flemingsburg and Duane (Valerie) Rucker of Russell; and two daughters, Patty (Bob) Markins of Coal Grove, Ohio, and Beth (Jay) Young of Catlettsburg. Added blessings include seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, as well as a host of wonderful friends and family.