Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) reported the death of Correctional Officer Albert Munoz III on Feb. 25. The institution was informed that Officer Munoz passed away as the result of a motorcycle accident near the city of Soledad.

He began his CDCR career with on Oct. 29, 2007. After graduation from the Correctional Training Academy, he reported to Correctional Training Facility on Feb. 23, 2008.

Officer Munoz transferred to SVSP on May 16, 2011. He transferred back to CTF on Feb. 27, 2012 due to standardization.

He transferred back to SVSP on July 23, 2012. At SVSP, he primarily worked on Facility C. He also served as a member of the CTF/SVSP Crisis Response Team.

Family and friends may pay their respects from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at Black-Cooper-Sander Funeral Home, 363 7th St, Hollister, CA.

Rosary will be at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mass will be at noon on Monday, March 3, at Old Mission San Juan Bautista, 406 2nd Street San Juan Bautista, CA. Friends can gather at the funeral home at 11:15 a.m. for a procession to the church.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, 1100 Hillcrest Road Hollister.