Mr. and Mrs. R. David Roberts, 756 Meadowview Court, Elizabethton, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at a family dinner at the Martha Washington Inn, Abingdon, Va., where they dined after their wedding in 1963.
The couple were married on Sept. 1, 1963, at First Christian Church, Erwin, by Dr. Henry Webb.
Mr. Roberts is a retired Christian minister and is retired from Milligan College as a professor of Bible and ministry.
Mrs. Roberts is the former Donna Sahli. She taught school briefly and is a homemaker.
The couple have three children, Ron and wife Denise of Greenwood, Ind., Erwin of Macon, Ga., and Phil and wife Lisa of Kingsport; and 10 grandchildren.
The celebration is open to family only.