Roy and Melinda Whitaker

Roy and Melinda Whitaker

Roy and Melinda Whitaker, of Michigan City, celebrated 50 years of marriage Nov. 5 with a stay at Four Winds Casino, in New Buffalo, Michigan, a trip to Nashville and, in the spring, an RV trip to Florida.

Both Roy and Melinda are retired, and Roy worked in maintenance at Franciscan Health Michigan City.

The couple has two children: Larry (Melissa) Whitaker, in La Porte, and Lynnette (Mike) Tucker, of New Market, Tennessee. They also have five grandchildren: Larissa, Nick, Brianna, Clay and Sophie.

The Whitakers were married Nov. 5, 1966, at First United Methodist Church, Michigan City.

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