Charlie and Nita Porter happily announce their 50th wedding anniversary. United in marriage on May 29, 1970 in Lexington Kentucky, Charles Porter, from Roanoke, VA and Lura (Nita) Johnson from Lexington, KY met when Charlie was working as a door-to-door salesman in 1969. This chance encounter led to a date that same evening and has been followed by a lifetime of experiences.
Charlie joined the United States Army prior to their marriage and he and Nita have traveled the world together. After retirement from the U.S. Army, they returned to Kentucky where Charlie began a second career at Lockheed Martin and Nita continued as a civil service employee. Recently both retired, Charlie and Nita have now begun their next adventure together with the celebration of this milestone and the renewal of their vows. They have been been blessed with two children, a son, Tadd, and daughter, Heather and with 6 grandchildren. Charlie and Nita have been residents of Meade county for the past 14 years.