Troylis (Troy) and Linda Gordon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 11, 2019.
They were married in Pensacola, Florida, on Feb. 11, 1969.
Troy is a retired Army aviator and DAC instructor pilot. Linda taught at ESCC.
They have one daughter, Capt. Jennifer Wright, U.S. Public Health Service, who lives in the Atlanta area with her husband Bill and their two children.
The Gordons are the third generation of his family to achieve fifty years of marriage. His parents, Clary and Clara Gordon were married on Oct. 30, 1940, and celebrated their fiftieth anniversary in 1990. His paternal grandparents, John and Ellen Gordon, were married on Feb. 16, 1913, and celebrated fifty years in 1963.