Steve Leishman

Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP) reported that retired Correctional Officer Steve Leishman passed away on June 13.

He began his CDCR career on Nov. 6, 1993. Upon graduation from the academy, he worked at Centinela State Prison.

He transferred to PBSP on Aug. 8, 1994, where he remained until his retirement on Jan. 5, 2014.


8 Responses

  1. Debbie Horner Thursday, June 26, 2014 / 5:20 pm

    He was such an awsome friend with a smile for everyone. Always saying Hi and meaning it even if quick and just passing by. You will be greatly missed my friend. Rest in peace. You won’t be forgotten.

  2. Debbie Williams Thursday, June 26, 2014 / 2:48 am

    So very sad to hear of Steve’s passing. Truly enjoyed working with him and loved his sense of humor. He is already missed! RIP Steve.

  3. Leona Reams Wednesday, June 25, 2014 / 5:40 pm

    He was a wonderful brother. He will be missed by many. Thank you for all the kind words.

  4. Karen Day Friday, June 20, 2014 / 5:01 pm

    What an awesome man with the biggest heart. Always so helpful, always so very kind. What a tremendous loss for all of us who were fortunate to know him. Rest peacefully, my friend.

  5. Brendan Sondergard Thursday, June 19, 2014 / 3:04 pm

    So sad to hear of Steve’s passing. I coached youth football with him, and his dedication to the kids was inspiring. It was all about the kids and they always came first. You won’t find a man with a bigger heart. Rest in peace old friend, you won’t be forgotten.

  6. Mike Polk Wednesday, June 18, 2014 / 9:05 pm

    God speed Steve, Thanks for all the memories — coach, Santa Claus to my kids, neighbor and officer extraordinaire. You, my friend will be greatly missed. Hope to see you again someday. God bless you, my brother, and rest in Him.

  7. Jeff Hartson Tuesday, June 17, 2014 / 11:58 pm

    RIP, Steve. You were a good brother to work with.

    • Elizabeth Tracy Monday, June 23, 2014 / 5:46 pm

      Very sad to hear of Steve’s passing. He always had a cheery smile and disposition. He will be missed by all who knew him. He will not be forgotten. May your family and friends find peace during this sad time. RIP

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