70 years of work for the oldest postman in the country

Meet the country’s main postman with the US Postal Service. Johnnie Bell celebrated 70 years of service on Friday. Bell has worked in Oklahoma City his entire career. His journey began when he was only 23 years old. “Thank you so much for this recognition. It’s just something I do because I love doing it,” he said. Bell is humble, a man of few words. When he speaks, everyone listens. His colleague Stephanie Fiordelisi said: “He loves everyone, and he has a way of just being magical and bringing everyone together where they all felt like family.” As humble as Bell is, what he has just accomplished is something to brag about. . He showed up for his job, day after day, for 70 years. “It was a great experience working with him. Seventy years is a blessing,” said fellow Willie Taft. Back when Bell started with the Postal Service, the salary was 1, $81 an hour.” He really is a public servant. He has the opportunity to interact with customers every day, which he really appreciates,” said his colleague Julie Gosdin. Colleague Willie Taffe said: “For a guy who’s been here 70 years, he knows this job like the back of his hand. It’s clockwork for him.” That dedication means Bell is the office worker. oldest post office in the country. After a few laughs and some cake, Bell returned to what he had been doing for seven decades: sorting and delivering the mail. comes to dedicated service and just being a good human being overall , it’s safe to say Bell still delivers.” If there were more Johnny Bell around, then the Postal Service would be a better place. The world would be a better place because that’s just who he is,” Fiodelisi said.

Meet the country’s main postman with the US Postal Service.

Johnnie Bell celebrated 70 years of service on Friday. Bell has worked in Oklahoma City his entire career. His journey began when he was only 23 years old.

“Thank you so much for this recognition. It’s just something I do because I love doing it,” he said.

Bell is humble, a man of few words. When he speaks, everyone listens.

His colleague Stephanie Fiordelisi: “He loves everyone, and he has a way of just being magical and bringing everyone together where they all felt like family.”

As humble as Bell is, what he’s just accomplished is something he can brag about. He’s been showing up for his job, day after day, for 70 years.

“It’s been a great experience working with him. Seventy years is a blessing,” said Willie Taft.

Back when Bell started with the postal service, pay was $1.81 an hour.

“He really is a civil servant. He has the opportunity to interact with customers every day, which he really appreciates,” said his colleague Julie Gosdin.

Willie Taffe, a colleague, said: “For a guy who’s been here 70 years, he knows this job like the back of his hand. It’s clockwork for him.”

This dedication means that Bell is the longest-serving post office employee in the country.

After a few laughs and cake, Bell returned to what he had been doing for seven decades: sorting and delivering the mail.

When it comes to dedicated service and just being a good human being overall, it’s safe to say that Bell always delivers.

“If there were more Johnny Bells around, then the Postal Service would be a better place. The world would be a better place because that’s just who he is,” Fiodelisi said.