Richard Oney, retired lieutenant, passes away

Richard Oney, a retired correctional lieutenant, passed away March 8, 2023.

He began his correctional career in January 1975 as a correctional officer at California Men’s Colony.

In September 1978, he transferred to Sierra Conservation Center. He transferred to California Correctional Center in July 1982. He promoted to sergeant in December 1986.

Richard Oney transferred to Chuckawalla Valley State Prison in December 1991, where he promoted to lieutenant. He remained at Chuckawalla until retiring in December 2000.

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