The California State Prison, Los Angeles (LAC) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer David Morales.

He began his career at the Correctional Training Center in Galt on April 18, 1988. He was assigned to California State Prison, Corcoran, on May 30, 1988.

Officer Morales transferred to LAC as part of the activation team on March 1, 1993. He retired on Sept. 30, 2013.

Memorial services are as follows:

Viewing will be 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the Chapel of the Valley Mortuary, 1755 East Avenue R, Palmdale, CA 93550.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the Chapel of the Valley Mortuary, 1755 East Avenue R, Palmdale, CA 93550.

Burial will be immediately after the funeral service at the Arvin National Cemetery, 30338 East Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin, CA 93203.