California State Prison – Solano (SOL) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Kelly Cooney on Nov. 13, 2017.

He started his CDCR career attending the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Academy in March 1986.

Upon completion of the Academy, he began working as a Correctional Officer at San Quentin State Prison in May 1986.

He transferred to SOL in October 2001, where he remained until his retirement from State service in June 2011.