Veteran entertainer Jim Nabors has wed his partner of 38 years.
The former star of 1960s Tv series Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. married Stan Cadwallader in Seattle, Washington on 15 January (13), just weeks after same-sex marriage became legal in the state last month (Dec13).
The 82 year old met Cadwallader in 1975 and they now reside in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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