The 69th wedding anniversary of Russell and Ruth McCombs of Warwick took place on June 5, 2017. They reside at Brookdale West Bay in Warwick. Along with two other Brookdale resident couples, they renewed their wedding vows in a ceremony performed by the executive director of Brookdale. The ceremony and celebration with resident friends gathered included appetizers and music. Ruth and Russell were married at St. Paul Lutheran Church in 1948 and have resided in Warwick all their life. They have two children, Kathleen (husband Conrad) Johnson of Florida and Richard (wife Kate) McCombs of Arizona, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Ruth retired from New England Telephone. Russell retired from Universal Engravers and is a World War II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran.