Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) on Sept. 12, 2016 reported the passing of retired Materials & Stores Supervisor I, Joe Davis Cossey.

He began his CDCR career in January of 1992 as a Journeyman Laborer at Metro State Hospital (MSH). While at MSH, he held multiple positions to include Stock Clerk, Janitor, Office Assistant, Property Controller I and Property Controller II.

In November of 2005, Joe moved to KVSP when he promoted to Materials & Stores Supervisor I. He retired in March 2013.