In Memoriam

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

InMemoriam

Remembering a mother, sister and postal worker

“We never called each other by our first names. We always called each other sister. It was always hi sister, bye sister, I love you sister. I’m really going to miss that,” said the victim’s sister-in-law Allison Babcock.Allison Babcock says...

Postal driver (RCA) killed in Henry County crash

A Swanton woman was killed Tuesday when the U.S. postal vehicle she drove collided with a dump truck in Henry County’s Richfield Township, sheriff’s deputies said. Trisha Palmer, 35, was northbound on Township Road 3 about 10:30 a.m. and did...

Co-workers, friends remember postal worker (RCA) killed in crash 

Co-workers and friends of a Greenfield Post Office employee are remembering her after she was killed Sunday afternoon while delivering packages.A spokesperson with the U.S. Postal Service confirms that Melinda Thompson of Spiceland was killed in an accident involving a...

Rural carrier RCA killed in wreck in Oklahoma

A rural route mail carrier was killed in a two-vehicle wreck near Union Valley Tuesday morning. The wreck occurred at 8:56 a.m. at the intersection of state Highway 3 and County Road 3610. Debra Godbey, 59, of Ada was delivering...

Another rural carrier dies in accident on the route

Portage resident Jessica D. Halverson, 22, died Monday after her vehicle rolled over and crashed on Old Highway U in the town of Caledonia, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Halverson was driving a 2001 Chevy Blazer from the...

RCA rural carrier dies in Illinois crash

Will County authorities say a U.S. Postal Service driver has been killed in a crash southwest of Chicago. The county coroner’s office said 48-year-old Daniel McGuire of Channahon died Thursday. A Will County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman says McGuire drove his...