The California Correctional Center (CCC) was notified that retired employee Jerry Rankin passed away on Jan. 13.

He died suddenly from a heart attack. He started his career on Jan. 31, 1975. He was assigned as a Correctional Officer to the California Conservation Center more commonly known now as CCC.

Officer Rankin retired on April 23, 1982, with more than seven years of state service. Our deepest condolences go out to his family.