25th: Gene and Shelly Paxton

Gene and Shelly Paxton

Gene and Shelly Paxton of Waterford are celebrating 25 years of marriage. They were wed on June 26, 1993 at Christ United Methodist Church in Marietta.

Gene is the son of Vera and the late Rodney Paxton of Marietta. Shelly is the daughter of Claudia Martin (Mike) of Longwood, Fla., and the late Gary Weppler (Beverly) of Whipple.

Together they own and operate Silvesco Inc. and have had several other successful business ventures as well.

Their children are Ryan, Mandy, Chelsey and Cody. They have one grandson, Reese.

Gene “Pap” enjoys hunting with his sons and grandson and has traveled near and far in this adventure. He has also coached and volunteered for many years at Waterford High School.

Shelly “Mamaw Shell” enjoys quilting and caregiving for their grandson and great nieces and nephews.

Together they have river property in Lowell and enjoy sharing it with their extended family and friends. They are active in St. Paul’s Evangelical Church in Marietta.

Well wishes may be sent to 837 Sand Ridge Road, Waterford, Ohio, 45786.