Gerald Carbajal

Gerald-Carbajal obitWasco State Prison-Reception Center (WSP-RC) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Gerald “Jerry” Carbajal on March 31.

He began his career with the Department at R. A. McGee Training Center in May 1984. In June 1984, he started at the California Correctional Institution where he worked until transferring to WSP-RC in January 1991.

He worked at WSP-RC until his retirement in June 2010.

Services will be at St. Joseph’s Church, 1515 Baker St., Bakersfield, on Tuesday, April 7 with viewing from 4 to 6 p.m., Rosary from 6 to 7 p.m. and funeral services at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 8.

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5 Responses

  1. Robert Gautney, CCI @ WSP-RC Thursday, August 11, 2016 / 10:09 am

    This is a very late post, but I was just browsing and saw Big Carb’s name. I knew Carb before our CDC lives as we played fast-pitch softball together in the early 80’s. I didn’t see him for a few years and then we both showed up at WSP in Jan of 1991 for the activation! Five months later, we were two of the first 8 Security Squad Officers chosen! What great times we had on the Squad, especially our “training” trip to San Diego when we went into Tijuana! I could go on forever, but as everyone knows, Carb was one of those “larger than life” personalities. His son works at WSP and every time I see him it reminds me of the good times with “Big Carb”…RIP my friend…..

  2. Perry Porter Sunday, July 24, 2016 / 6:28 pm

    RIP, Big Cab! I got a lot of respect for you.

  3. N. Hernandez Monday, April 13, 2015 / 2:39 pm

    You will be greatly missed, Big Carb! We love you and may you rest in peace, my brother.

  4. Jose Yerena Jr. Tuesday, April 7, 2015 / 12:13 pm

    R.I.P. Thank you for sharing your Correctional Officer knowledge with me. You will be missed, old friend.

  5. Robert L. Papac Monday, April 6, 2015 / 1:50 pm

    R.I.P., my old friend.

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