The Sierra Conservaton Center (SCC) reports that Robert “Bob” Roberson, retired Medical Technical Assistant (MTA passed away on Aug. 2 at Memorial Hospital in Modesto, after being the victim of a DUI automobile accident on July 25.

Mr. Roberson began his career with CDCR on Feb. 9, 1979 as a MTA at SCC.

Mr. Roberson promoted to Senior MTA in May 1987, and then voluntarily demoted back to MTA in March 1989.

He retired from state service on Jan. 31, 2005.

In December 2005, Mr. Roberson returned to SCC as a Permanent Intermittent Employee. He then chose to become a retired annuitant in July 2006, during which time he was reclassified from MTA to a Licensed Vocational Nurse, and he eventually separated from state service on June 30, 2009.