(Los Angeles Times) Jim Nabors, beloved to audiences as TV’s Gomer Pyle, has married Stan Cadwallader, his partner of 38 years.

The wedding took place Jan. 15 in front of a judge at a Seattle hotel, said Hawaii News Now, which first reported the news Tuesday. Washington state legalized gay marriage in December

“I’m not ashamed of people knowing. It’s just that it was such a personal thing, I didn’t tell anybody,” said Nabors, 82, a resident of Honolulu. “I’m very happy that I’ve had a partner of 38 years, and I feel very blessed.”

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