LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Emerick are celebrating 50 years of marriage.
Emerick and the former Emily Blair were married Aug. 8, 1970, at Lafayette First United Methodist Church, Lafayette, by the Rev. William E. Shick.
They are the parents of four children, Steven (Jill) Emerick, of Damascus, Maryland, William Emerick, of Lima; Bo (Stephanie) Emerick, of Lima, and Blair (Nathan) Plaugher, of Lima. They have nine grandchildren.
The Emericks have owned and operated Lima Sheet Metal in Lima for over 46 years.