Mr. and Mrs. Art Walters celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 9, 2013 at The Bell House in Lexington, Ky. Out of town guests included Bill and Jan, Kevin and Michele, and Emma Platt from Tampa, Fla.
They were married June 1, 1963 at Cynthiana Methodist Church by the Rev. Henry Walters, uncle of the groom. She was the former Freda Jane Platt, a native of Cynthiana, graduate of Cynthiana High School Class of 1959. Art graduated from Harrison County High School Class of 1955. They have lived in Lexington since 1972.
The couple enjoy boating and UK sports. Freda enjoys oil painting and scrap booking, and taught art for 32 years, retiring from Fayette County in 1994. Art is the owner ofArt Walter Insurance Agency.
They have one daughter and son-in-law, Whitney and Andrew Thompson, and grandchildren Josh, Kathryn, Allison, Sarah and Jennifer Thompson.
A trip to Hawaii is planned for late October.