John and Lydia Masten Gibbs of Danville will celebrate their anniversary at a private dinner with their children.
The couple was married in 1948 at Cartersburg Community Church.
They have lived in Hendricks county their entire lives. They currently reside on the family farm that they purchased from John's father in 1968.
Mrs. Gibbs was the Hendricks County assessor for eight years. She served on the Hendricks County Council for 12 years and the Avon School Board for
Mr. Gibbs worked 40 years as a farmer before retiring in 1992. He also drove a school bus for the Avon Community School Corporation for 40 years and served on the Hendricks County R.E.M.C. board of directors for 30 years.
Both are members of the Plainfield Christian Church.
They are the parents of Larry Biggs of Indianapolis, Brenda Barton of Crawfordsville, Ed Gibbs of Winchester, Marcia Toliver of Portland, Tenn., and Lora Clements of