BELLAIRE – Robert and JoAnn Rankin celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 18. They were united in marriage on June 18, 1966 by Monsignor Paul Metzger at St. John’s Church in Bellaire, Ohio.

They have four children: Marie (Vince) Conley of Bridgeport; Patty (Bryan) Wilson of Ashley; Brian (Frankie) Rankin of Wheeling; and Julie (Louis) Sharpe of Acworth, Ga.

They have eight grandchildren: Alan Pacifico of Bridgeport; Cassandra Byrne, Christopher Byrne and Catherine Wilson of Ashley; and John, Isaac, Slade and Jude of Wheeling.