Otis Huckstep and the former Darlene Rae Pace were married at the Jamestown Christian Church by the Rev. Jack Van Arsdall on Dec. 24, 1966. They have two grandchildren and two adult daughters, Michele Huckstep Neary and Melanie Huckstep. They will be with their family not only for their anniversary, but, will get to enjoy being with them through the Christmas holiday. After their wedding they moved to Massachusetts where Otis was stationed at the Westover AFB for 4 years with TDY’s to Guam and Okinawa. Darlene worked first at the New Market Post office then went to the Crawfordsville Post Office for a total of 28 years. Otis worked in three different grocery stores here in Crawfordsville. He started with Standard Grocery where he spent 18.5 years, then Crawford’s Grocery, 9.5 years, and lastly, County Market, where he retired with a total of 42 years in the business. The Hucksteps are planning a trip sometime after the New Year rings in!