Vincent and Joy Dodson

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Dodson of Claysburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a Viking Rhine River Cruise to Switzerland, Germany, France and The Netherlands.

They were married June 15, 1968, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Newry. Mrs. Dodson is the former Joy Roudabush.

The couple have three children: Gayle Claycomb and her husband, Bryan, of Roaring Spring; Tyke and his wife, Julie, of East Freedom; and Ryan and his wife, Christa, of Claysburg.

They also have six grandchildren: Jazlyn Claycomb, Zak Dodson, Ben Dodson, Hunter Dodson, Mallory Dodson and Piper Dodson.

Mr. Dodson retired as a civil engineer from PennDOT, Hollidaysburg, and retired as a Colonel from the U.S. Army. He is a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Blair County Honor Guard.

Mrs. Dodson retired from Claysburg Medical Associates. She is a member of the American Legion and VFW auxiliaries.

Both are members of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.