On Oct. 6, 2017, Life Care Center of Charleston, South Carolina, resident Ruth Alexander and her husband, Billy, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
The couple had a party with their son in the facility’s private dining room, complete with gifts and a cake.
When asked what they love about each other, Ruth said, “He cares. He’s a good man.”
Billy responded, “Her being her.”
Both of them cited trust, love and communication as the keys to their long-lasting marriage.
They met through mutual friends and were married in Charleston in 1967. They have three children, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.