A Year To Remember

Valley Couple Reflects As 75th Anniversary Nears

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Posted: November 9, 2013

Charles Wampler Jr. and his wife Dorothy will celebrate their 75th anniversary on Tuesday. The Wamplers were pioneers in the Valley’s poultry industry. (Photos by Holly Marcus / Special to DN-R)
A photo of the couple is on display in their Dayton home.
Charles Wampler Jr. and his wife Dorothy of Harrisonburg will celebrate their 75th anniversary on Nov. 12th.
Charles Wampler Jr. and his daughter Barbara Melby talk about the changes they’ve seen in the Valley. Charles Wampler and his wife Dorothy will be celebrating their 75th anniversary on Tuesday.
After 75 years of marriage, Dorothy Wampler and her husband Charles Wampler can’t name many particular challenges or arguments. Their daughter Barbara Melby said it’s not that they didn’t face difficulties, they just didn’t see them that way.
DAYTON — Close to 80 years ago, teenagers Charles Wampler Jr. and Dorothy Liskey were judged the healthiest boy and healthiest girl among all the Rockingham County 4-H clubs.

“Every club in the...


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