Neighbors Give Beloved Longtime Mailman A Final Day Of Work He’ll Never Forget

Neighbors in Marietta, GA honor retiring mailman Floyd Martin on his last day on the job.

Mailman Floyd Martin’s service and retirement is getting worldwide attention.

The neighbors of Marietta, GA want to make sure their longtime mailman, Floyd Martin, gets the message.

They love him and they sure appreciate his more than 35 years of service.

The AJC reports on Mr. Martin’s last day, neighbors decorated their mailboxes, came out with gifts, and threw a huge party, all in honor or “Mr. Floyd.”

Reporter’s tweet thread goes viral

Reporter Jennifer Brett followed along on Martin’s last delivery route, tweeting along the way.

It’s that tweeting thread that has lit up smiles around the world and has gone viral.

You can follow the thread here, which I highly recommend. You’ll get the feeling of traveling along on Martin’s last incredible day on the job.

Neighbors delivered surprises

You’ll see some of the clever ways neighbors decorated their mailboxes to surprise their favorite mailman.

How Floyd Martin touched their lives

Neighbors shared stories of what this one man has meant to them and their families.

This is my favorite.

Too many hugs to count

And how about the party? Brett reports people stood in line for hours just for a chance to get to thank Martin.

Follow along and you can see why so many people are taken with Floyd Martin, his service and the kindness neighbors showed him.

Celebrities have even been retweeting Martin’s last day.

Delta Airlines heard his dream is to get to go to Hawaii, so they’re gifting Martin with two tickets.

The neighbors set up a GoFundMe account to cover other expenses and help Martin in his retirement.

What do you think of Floyd Martin’s 35+ years of service to this one community and what neighbors did to honor him? Please leave your thoughts in the Comments section below.

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Neighbors Give Beloved Longtime Mailman A Final Day Of Work He’ll Never Forget

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