Dave Gonzalez, retired officer, passes away

Correctional Officer Dave Gonzalez in uniform.
Dave Gonzalez

Retired Correctional Officer Dave Gonzalez passed away August 5, 2022. He began his CDCR career at California Correctional Institution (CCI) in November 1977.

His 30-year career was spent at CCI until he retired in September 2007.

“CCI extends our thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and coworkers,” according to a statement issued by the institution.

A funeral mass will be held on August 11 at 10 am at the Lady of Guadalupe Church, 601 E. California Ave., Bakersfield. A graveside service will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery on River Blvd., Bakersfield.

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