J.D. and Jackie Butler of Galax celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a surprise get-together with family and friends at Macado’s Restaurant in Galax.
They were married Sept. 30, 1955, at First United Methodist Church in Pearisburg.
They have two children: son Michael and wife Betty Butler; and daughter Stacy and husband Buck Cox. They have three grandchildren, Jamie and wife Hannah Butler of Jonesboro, Tenn., and Jordyn and Lauryn Cox of Galax.
J.D. retired after 36 years of service with American Electric Power Co.