James Blaine Walker, Jr. and Robin Holstein Walker of Columbia plan to celebrate their 50th anniversary traveling in the United States and abroad.
They were married June 10, 1967, at First Baptist Church in Ridge Spring.
The Walkers have two children – Robin (Ralph) Trinter and Trip (Lisa) Walker – and five grandchildren – Ryan Trinter, Justin Trinter, Lily Walker, Olivia Walker and Sydney Walker.
Robin is retired from the teaching profession, and Blaine is retired from the energy conservation industry.
In his own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: Dated Robin while she was at Columbia College.
Q: What was your favorite part of your wedding day?
A: Gathering of friends and family.
Q: What do you wish you’d known your first year of marriage?
A: What we both know after 50 years of being married.
Q: Tell us about a favorite moment in your marriage.
A: Arrival of grandkids.