Mt. Vernon Register-News

September 25, 2012

Burgins celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


Mt. Vernon — Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Carolyn) Burgin recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 3, 1962, by the Rev. Carl Whittington at Second Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon.

They are the parents of three sons, John of New Albany, Ind., Tom of Mt. Vernon and Scott (Tracy) of Tampa, Fla. They have eight grandchildren, Amy (Paul) Bray, Jake and Shelby Burgin of Louisville, Ky., Andrew, Cierra and Daniel Burgin of Mt. Vernon, and Sydney and Reese Burgin of Tampa, Fla. They have one great-grandchild, Hunter Bray of Louisville, Ky.

They were honored with a surprise family anniversary party hosted by their children and later celebrated by taking an Alaskan cruise aboard the Norwegian Jewel.