Robert and Barbara O’Dear of Quincy are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with a dinner celebration with close friends and family on Oct. 17. This will be hosted by their daughter and son-in-law, Audrey and Collin Rees.
Mr. O’Dear and the former Barbara Lloyd were married Oct. 17, 1980, at Grace United Methodist Church.
Robert is a son of the late John and Dolores O’Dear of Quincy. Barbara is a daughter of Patricia Gaines of Quincy and the late James Lloyd of Eldon, Mo.
They are the parents of Wade (Jocelyn) O’Dear of Tempe, Ariz., and Audrey (Collin) Rees of Quincy.
Rob has been employed by Neimann Foods for 36 years. He enjoys trap shooting, waterfowl hunting and woodworking. He is currently a member of a woodworker’s guild.
Barb is a science teacher at Quincy Senior High School. She enjoys Bible study and has lead a long-time aerobic ministry through MPCC that aides missionaries and orphanages around the world.