Pleasant Valley State Prison (PVSP) reports the passing of retired Correctional Capt. Charles “Chuck” Wheatley on Dec. 22.

He started his CDCR career in January 1977 as an Employer Program Representative I.

He promoted to Correctional Counselor at the California Institution for Men (CIM) in 1980 and promoted to Correctional Captain at PVSP in 1995.

Capt. Wheatley retired in March 2002.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 at 11 a.m. at:

McKay’s High Desert Funeral Home

Memorial Chapel FD-2159

14444 7th Street, Victorville, CA 92395

Phone: (760) 951-4589