Richard and Linda Roberts of Columbus will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Tuesday.

Mr. Roberts and the former Linda Cox were married Aug. 30, 1976, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, by Ernie Lykins.

Mr. Roberts is employed by Gilman Home Center.

Mrs. Roberts is a homemaker.

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The couple have six children, Shannon Wise, Nicki Wise, Stacy Roberts, Richard Lee Roberts Jr., Paul Roberts and Anna Dowden. They also have 15 grandchildren.