Graybeals celebrate 60th anniversary

info@islandpacket.comAugust 11, 2013 

J. Patrick and Jill Graybeal on their wedding day in 1953.

J. Patrick and Jill Graybeal recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple, who met as students at the University of Richmond, were married July 18, 1953, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron, Ohio.

Patrick served in the Navy, active and Reserve, and retired as a Lieutenant Commander. After law school he served as a prosecutor for 24 years and then as a judge for 18 years in Virginia.

Jill pursued a career in education, working as a teacher, administrator and adjunct professor in Virginia for more than 30 years.

Their daughter, a teacher in North Carolina, joined them along with other family for a celebratory trip to Bermuda.

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