Gary David and Shirley (Jackson) David of Irrigon will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 24, 1966, at the home of the bride’s parents in Irrigon. The couple has two children, Monica David and Rodney David; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Gary retired in 1998 after a 32-year career in law enforcement, including with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Sweet Home Police Department and the Milton-Freewater Police Department. Shirley, who performed secretarial work, retired in 2010 after 15 years with the city of Walla Walla, prior to that she worked 16 years at Western Oregon University, in Monmouth.