Dick and Sandy McMeekin of Columbus celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 26, 2012.

Dick and Sandy McMeekin of Columbus celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 26, 2012.

The couple, both lifelong residents of Columbus, met while working at the Ohio State Fair in 1958, and were married on Aug. 26, 1962.

They are the parents of Amy Christensen and Angela (Magnus) McKinney.

Their grandchildren are Abby and Blake Christensen.

Mr. McMeekin was a barber in Grandview the first nine years of their marriage. He drove a truck for Lazarus for 20 years and for Worthington Foods until his retirement in 2005. Mrs. McMeekin has been a homemaker and is a site director for Worthington Care After School, where she will celebrate 20 years of service this year.