Bill and Keri Petty Purk will celebrate their 35th anniversary on Dec. 24, 2022.
They were married on that date in 1987 in Sidney, Ohio, at the home of Bill’s mother, Dorothy, by the Rev. David Heistand. They are parents to Ali (Ross) Parthemore of West Liberty and Caitlin Purk (Kris Stevens) of Columbus.
Bill is a retired educator and guidance counselor, working at Mechanicsburg and Northeastern Local Schools. He keeps very busy travelling with his band, The Muleskinners, playing all over the tri-state area. Keri is a retired school cafeteria manager. She loves to cook and bake for loved ones.
Bill and Keri will be celebrating with a family dinner.