California State Prison-Solano (SOL) reported the passing of retired Food Manager James “Jim” Ward on Jan. 18.  

Upon retirement from the U.S. Air Force, Mr. Ward joined CDCR in 1989 as a Correctional Supervising Cook at San Quentin. He later transferred to the California Medical Facility and then promoted to SOL as a Supervising Correctional Cook, Assistant Correctional Food Manager and then Correctional Food Manager prior to his service retirement a few years ago.

Quite hour services will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Quiet Hour at the Nadeau Funeral Home, 180 E. Monte Vista Avenue, Vacaville, CA.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m.  Thursday, Jan. 30 at the Shiloh Baptist Church, 185 Chandler Street, Vacaville, CA.