Wasco State Prison-Reception Center (WSP-RC) reports the passing of former Correctional Lt. Steven Cordova.

He began his CDCR career in February 1998. Upon graduation from the Basic Corrections Officers Academy, he reported to the California Correctional Institute on April 6, 1998.

On Dec. 27, 1999 he transferred to WSP-RC. On June 12, 2006, he promoted to the rank of Sergeant at WSP-RC. On April 2, 2012, he promoted to the rank of Lieutenant at WSP-RC.

Services are as follows:

Viewing will be 3 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home, 501 Lucard St., Taft, CA.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, March 14 at the same funeral home.