Richard and Carol Selders celebrate 50 years

June 06, 2013
  • Carol and Richard Selders were married April 11, 1963.

Richard and Carol Selders of Martinsburg, W.Va., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 14, 2013, at Signature Deli in Martinsburg.
The surprise party was hosted by their son, Darren Selders, and his wife, Lesa, of Hedgesville, W.Va.
Thirty-eight friends and relatives from Pennsylvania and West Virginia attended.
The couple was married April 11, 1963, at First Baptist Church in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
Mrs. Selders, the former Carol Showalter, is the daughter of Verna (Showalter) Kesecker and her stepfather, the late Nelson Kesecker. She retired from Faith Christian Accademy in Martinsburg, after 26 years of service.
Mr. Selders is the son of the late Hubert and Edna Selders. He retired from Mack Trucks in Hagers-town, after 36 years of service.
The couple also has a son, Brian Selders of Harrisburg, Va.; four grandchildren, Brianne, Dan, Heidi and Anna Grace Selders; and one daughter, Pam Hannon, and her children, Rachel and Emily of Phoenix, Ariz.

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