John and Patricia Walter of Kent are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary this year. John Walter and Patricia Montgomery were married on July 14, 1967, at the First Christian Church in Stow.
Their family includes daughter, Wendy Supple of Stow, and daughter and son-in-law, Kristi and Harold Hays of Rootstown, and three grandchildren.
John has been the owner of Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning in Stow for 13 years. He previously worked for First Energy Solutions in Akron and the Geopfert Co. in Akron.
Patricia also has been the owner of Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning in Stow for 13 years. She retired from the city of Stow with 33 years of service.
The couple will be celebrating with a 14-day South America cruise in January.