On July 4, 2013, red flags were flying on Navarre Beach and the surf was too rough for swimming. So William Richey convinced his longtime girlfriend, Jodie, to cross the beach walkover near their rental that day to look at the surf. Then, with their family watching through the window of their nearby townhome, he proposed.
Jodie and William Richey, with their two sons, Liam and Lucas, visit Navarre Beach every July 4th and take a photo at the same spot where they became engaged in 2013. Submitted photo
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