The engagement and upcoming marriage of David Maylone and James Bell are being announced by the couple.

David is the son of Diane Hanshaw of Warren and Charles and Cindy Maylone of Niles. James’ parents are Norma Turner of Rose, N.Y. and Elwyn Bell Jr. of Canton, N.Y.

Plans are being formulated for a September 2015 wedding ceremony. If Ohio doesn’t pass a same-sex marriage law, the couple plan on going to another state where its legal then coming back to celebrate with family and friends.