Jay "Larry" and Charlene "Chuck" Carver of Washington, Utah, formerly of Farr West, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 10, 1952, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake Temple.
He grew up in Eden and graduated from Weber High School and Weber College. He served in the U.S. Army in San Luis Obispo, Calif., with deployment to the Korean War and Italy. He worked in the print shop at Defense Depot Ogden and Hill Air Force Base.
She was a city girl and graduated from Ogden High School and attended Weber College. She worked on the Army base in California and at Boyle Furniture in Ogden. She recently retired as office manager at the Winter Haven RV Resort in Washington.
He was a member of the Wasatch Cutter Racing Association and the Young Farmers. He did horse shoeing for many years and enjoyed farming and horses. She was involved with the Farr West Homemaker's Club and was a tour guide at the Union Station in Ogden. She enjoys traveling and collecting bears. Together they belonged to the Les Danseurs, where they enjoyed ballroom dancing. They farmed in Farr West with their family before health issues necessitated a move to Washington, where they enjoy the warm weather and spending time with friends and family who stop in for a visit.
Both have served in various callings in the LDS Church in North Ogden, Farr West and Washington.
Their children and spouses are Ken and Sue Carver, Pauline and Delwyn Westergard, and Tom and Rosario Carver. They are grandparents of 12 and have six great-grandchildren.