Retired Correctional Officer Ronald “Ron” Dodson has passed away.

Officer Dodson began his career with the State at San Quentin State Prison in 1984. He transferred to the Sierra Conservation Center in 1987. He retired on May 1, 2005.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Sonora at the Sonora Veterans Hall on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.