Video: After 40 years, postal clerk has seen a lifetime of letters

UNION GAP — “Come on down,” Tom Horrell calls out to the next customer in line on a recent, busy morning.

It’s a common greeting on a daily basis for this uncommon clerk at the Union Gap Post Office on Main Street. Not for much longer, however. Horrell, 64, will retire next week after more than 38 years with the Postal Service.

While he says he will miss working with customers, it is they, it seems, who will miss him more.

Read more: Yakima Herald Republic | After 40 years, postal clerk has seen a lifetime of letters.