Dr. Richard and Barbara Gregory celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 22 with a renewal of their wedding vows at Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church. The event was followed by a reception for family and friends at the church.
Dr. and Mrs. Gregory were married June 20, 1968, at St. Walters Church in Blue Island.
Mrs. Gregory, the former Barbara Cheval, is a daughter of the late Emile and Irene Cheval. Dr. Gregory is a son of the late Victor Robin and Pauline Gregory.
They are the parents of Richard Gregory II and Russell Gregory. They have five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Dr. Gregory retired from active dental practice in 2015, but continues to help at the Adams County Health Department. He is a member of Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Gregory retired last year after 50 years of nursing practice. She is a member of St. Peter Catholic Church.
In their later years, they have enjoyed traveling the United States and a number of foreign countries.