Russell Roberts and Dee Ball met in West Union on Feb, 28 1965. They had dated for three months and were married at the home of her parents Norman and Pauline Ball on May 29th 1965. Their house was located on route 781 near Peebles, and the ceremony was performed by Reverend Roy Freeman.
Russell and Dee have lived most of their married life in the Calvary neighborhood near Seaman. A celebration of their 50th anniversary was held at the Richland United Methodist Church fellowship hall in Melvin, OH on June 28th with manyof their family members present.