In Memoriam

This page is dedicated to rural carriers who have lost their lives


In memoriam – SC Rural Carrier loses his life on the route

Obituary | Ryan Mark Powell of Johnsonville, South Carolina | Morris Funeral Home Coroner identifies victim killed in Pamplico crash | WBTW

Rural Carrier dies a week after Attala County shooting

KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (WTVA) – A postal worker died more than a week after being shot in the head. Sherry Ingold died Friday night, Postal Inspector Tony Robinson confirmed. Mugshot of Roland Dampeer released on January 17, 2020. The man charged with shooting her, Roland Dampeer, remains in federal custody. The shooting happened on Jan. 16. ... Read more

In memoriam – Sheila G. Rackley – Rural Carrier

  GUN PLAIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities have identified a postal worker who died Monday after her vehicle was hit while delivering mail Monday. Sheila Gay Rackley, 55, was delivering mail to a home when her Postal Service vehicle was hit by a truck going south on 10th Street. The crash sent her vehicle into ... Read more

In memoriam: Tammy Berry, RCA, Chatsworth, GA

Tammy Berry Obituary – Chatsworth, Georgia

SC rural carrier killed while on delivery route

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) – Authorities are searching for a suspect in the murder of a Williamsburg County mail carrier. Coroner Harrison McKnight says the victim, Irene Pressley, was found shot to death Monday afternoon in her SUV on Morrisville Road. United States Postal Inspection Service spokesperson Jessica Adams says Pressley was on her mail ... Read more

Family and friends remember Pittsylvania County mother and rural RCA, Brittany Cioffa, at vigil

Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned party asking for a well-being check on a friend at 17133 Callands Road in Axton. Just after 1:10 a.m. Monday morning, deputies forced their way into the home after not receiving an answer and found a Brittany and Thomas. A firearm was discovered near the ... Read more