Dick and Kathy Kirkman of Cambridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 31, 2009.

On May 31, 1959, Kathy Bash, daughter of the late Ralph Bash and the late Bill and Peggy Cunningham, and Dick Kirkman, son of the late Ralph and Ruth Kirkman, were united in marriage at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Newcomerstown.

Pastor John Fabian officiated the ceremony.

Florence (Bash) Froelich and the late Art Bragg attended the couple.

Mrs. Kirkman is an employee of the Eagles Aerie 386, where both are members. Mr. Kirkman is retired from Simond's Cutting and Tool in Newcomerstown and is a member of the American Legion 085.

The couple have a son, Kevin (Lori) Kirkman of Reynoldsburg.

Completing the family circle are two grandchildren, Amber and Kyle Kirkman of Reynoldsburg.