Gary "Doc" Rexrode and Trudy Rexrode celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 11 at their home in Gilman where they have lived since 1972.
Mr. Rexrode is the owner of Rexrode's Barber Shop on Railroad Avenue in Elkins. Mrs. Rexrode is a retired beautician, formerly owning Trudy's Lookrite Salon in Gilman. It is estimated the the barber and beautician duo have cut more than 300,000 heads of hair during their careers.
The couple both attended Elkins High School and began dating after graduation from their respective trade schools. They were married at Otterbein United Methodist Church in Elkins, where they are still members.
MR. AND MRS. GARY ‘DOC’ REXRODE
Mr. Rexrode is the son of the late Gilbert Sr. and Mary Rexrode. He is active in the Masonic Lodge of Elkins.
Mrs. Rexrode is the daughter of the late Sewell and Wilma Wilfong. She is an avid quilter.
The Rexrodes have two sons, Erick of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Kevin of Beverly. The also have one grandson, Brennan, who is 3.