John and Laura Gibbons celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 3, 2011. The couple met in Kansas City in 1959 at Grandview Christian Church and then were married in that same church in 1961.
In 1971, they moved to Lake Havasu City, Ariz. In 1998 after retiring, they moved to Prescott Valley, Ariz. They have a son, Steven, a daughter, Jennifer, a son-in-law, Frank, and two grandsons, Isaac and Benjamin.
John and Laura celebrated with a dinner out with family and then a trip to Catalina Island.