Richard and Dot Davis, owners of Colonial Cleaners, retire after 55 years in business.
A couple in business for more than 50 years celebrated their retirement on Friday night.
Friends and family hosted a reception for Richard and Dot Davis in North Knoxville. The couple's Colonial Cleaners has been in business for 55 years. Their customer base includes families, businesses and local emergency personnel.
The couple said serving those customers all these years has been an honor.
"It's wonderful. I just can't tell you how wonderful it is because our customers have become our friends. They've just become friends, they really have. We really love them all. . . finest people in the world," said the Dot and Richard Davis.
The Davis' last day is April 2.