Diamond day for dancing duo

NDET 97128 DW Ken and Pat Cox - Walton Chesterfield'Ann date 5/4/12
NDET 97128 DW Ken and Pat Cox - Walton Chesterfield'Ann date 5/4/12

THIS diamond duo danced into romance when they met at the Co-operative Hall in Chesterfield.

Ken and Pat Cox, both 82, of Walton, married 60 years ago at Staveley Parish Church.

NDET 97126 DW Ken and Pat Cox - Walton Chesterfield 'Ann Date 5/4/12

NDET 97126 DW Ken and Pat Cox - Walton Chesterfield 'Ann Date 5/4/12

The couple have two children, a son Tracy and daughter Leigh and four grandchildren.

Ken started work at 14 as an apprentice electrician at HC Bates before being called into the army where he served as a paratrooper in Germany.

The couple share several hobbies including gardening and a love of music and crafts.

Ken said the secret to their long and happy marriage was “give and take.”