Roy Dale Canipe and Ruby Ann Heavner Canipe of Lincolnton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 10 at Ryanâ€™s Steak House. The couple was wed in Gaffney, S.C. After getting married, Ruby was a homemaker. She later worked in the housekeeping department of Lincoln Medical Center. Roy worked for Burlington Industries. Their children are Garry Canipe of Mooresville and Kathy Canipe Ivey of Lincolnton. Grandchildren are Christina Canipe and Stephanie Canipe.