Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cannon celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a family gathering in Breckenridge, Colorado, and a celebration with friends and family at University Baptist Church in Carbondale.

Richard Cannon and Rita Bragg were married Aug. 31, 1957, in University Baptist Church.

Mr. Cannon was a jet engine technical writer for General Electric.

Mrs. Cannon was a homemaker.

The couple has four children, Sherry Evans of St. Charles, Missouri, Cathy Williams of Carbondale, Mark Cannon of Riverside, California, and Patrick Cannon of Charleston, South Carolina. They also have 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.