Amanda Michelle Dycus and Richard Dwayne Ray were united in marriage July 11 at the Paducah-McCracken County Expo Center with Chaplain Kevin Traughber officiating. Music was provided by Mark Dycus of Murray and Eric Horner of Old Hickory, Tenn.
The bride is the daughter of Michael H. Dycus of Paducah and Phyllis H. Rambo of Paducah. The groom is the son of Lloyd D. Ray of Kevil and the late Julie A. Keylor.
The bride chose Mrs. Erin Malmquist of Cedar Point, N.C., as her matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Jennifer Johnson of Kirksey and Miss Dru Austin of Paducah.
The groom chose Robert Morgan of Paducah as his best man. Groomsmen were Chris Ramey and Chevy Simmons, both of Paducah. Ushers were Todd Rose and Chris Taylor, both of Paducah.
A reception followed. Guest register attendants were Mandy Manley of St. Louis and Rachel Gearhart of Juneau, Alaska.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of Lone Oak High School and a 2004 graduate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. She is employed by Honeywell in Metropolis, Ill.
The groom is a 2003 graduate of Heath High School and a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Local 110. He is employed by Triangle Enterprises.
The couple resides in West Paducah.