Calipatria State Prison (CAL) reported the passing of retired Correctional Sergeant Roger Nelson, Sr., on Jan. 17.

He transferred to CAL on Nov. 1, 1992, where he promoted to Sergeant and retired.

A viewing and memorial will be held from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23, at Fry Chapel & Mortuary, 799 Highway 86, Brawley.