Dale and Patsy Saunders will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 29, 2013.

They met in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and were married in Aiken, SC, on Aug. 29, 1973.

They have one daughter, Toni Banks (Tommy), and a grandson, Noah Banks.

Dale is retired from the U.S. Air Force and works for ABX Air out of Wilmington, Ohio. Patsy is an assistant manager at Walmart in Aiken.