Gerald-Carbajal obitWasco State Prison-Reception Center (WSP-RC) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Gerald “Jerry” Carbajal on March 31.

He began his career with the Department at R. A. McGee Training Center in May 1984. In June 1984, he started at the California Correctional Institution where he worked until transferring to WSP-RC in January 1991.

He worked at WSP-RC until his retirement in June 2010.

Services will be at St. Joseph’s Church, 1515 Baker St., Bakersfield, on Tuesday, April 7 with viewing from 4 to 6 p.m., Rosary from 6 to 7 p.m. and funeral services at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 8.