David and Cathy Perry planned to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and a trip to the Gulf of Mexico.

Mr. Perry and the former Cathy Sprague were married Oct. 18, 1975, at Garden City Church of Christ by the Rev. Bill Eaton.

Mr. Perry is employed by Denovo Constructors.

Mrs. Perry is a retired dog groomer.

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The couple have two children, Travis and Dustin Perry, and two grandchildren.