50th Wedding Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Ashburn Jr. -
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Ashburn, Jr., Dorothy and Ranny, were married on July 20, 1963, at the West Point, Virginia Christian Church with Dr. Norman West and Rev. Ross Terrell officiating. They recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary with a train trip across the Canadian Rockies.
Dorothy, a graduate of The College of William & Mary, retired from the Newport News School System in 1997 after 32 years of service as a Classroom Teacher. Ranny graduated with honors from Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School in 1961 and retired from the Shipyard as a Senior Contract Administrator after 36 years. He then worked as an independent Contract Consultant for an additional 15 years.
They have one son, J. Randolph Ashburn, III of Virginia Beach.
Published in the Daily Press on July 28, 2013