Retired Cpt. Lewis H. Buzzell Jr., 93, formerly of Elkins, and Beverly C. Buzzell celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary Jan. 29, 2014, in Deland, Fla.

They met in Shreveport, La., while he was stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base and Beverly was teaching school.

They were married Jan. 29, 1951, in Texarkana, Ark.

During his 23-year career in the Air Force, the Buzzells lived in many places. After retiring in Homestead, Fla., he taught sixth grade for 11 years and she continued her teaching career, which lasted for 27 years.

They currently reside in Deland, Fla., and spent many years of their retirement traveling around the world together.

They have four children, Lewis H. Buzzell III of Jacksonville, Fla., Suzie Tuttle of Live Oak, Fla., Edwina Smith and Lisa Buzzell of Orange City, Fla. They also have 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.