John and Judy Patton are celebrating 30 years of marriage Aug. 4.
John and the former Judith Waddell were married Aug. 4, 1983.
John attended Columbus College, Columbus, Ga., after his discharge at Fort Benning, Ga. John and Judy operate Patton’s Shoe Repair and The Foot Shop on Arnold Court. He also served as a lieutenant colonel in the Indiana National Guard Reserve and was assigned to Stout Field, serving as the deputy chief of staff under Maj. Gen Barry Green.
Judy graduated from Indiana Business College and is a broker for Choice Realty.
John is the father of Cindy and John Trace Patton, and Judy is the mother of Steve and Anthony Fields. They share 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
They will celebrate a few days in Myrtle Beach, S.C.