John and Carol Bishop of Warren will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 24, 2018. They were married at the First Methodist Church in Warren by Rev. White. John is retired from Youngstown State University police department and 14 years at Corrections Corporation of America as a corrective officer. He served in the U.S. Army. He has been a bowling coach for 40 years, Carol served in the U.S. Navy. She worked with the American Red Cross in water safety for 30 years. The couple have two children, Jackie Bishop of Girard and John Bishop Jr., who died in a traffic accident at age 26 on Oct. 20, 1969; and two grandchildren, Breeona and Candace Bishop.