Stevens (Steve) D. Leslie passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at the age of 74 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Steve, as he was known by friends and family, was a devoted husband and loving father, PawPaw, and brother. Steve was also an incredible man of character, integrity and his personality always filled any room. He was born to Wilmer M. and Mabel Stevens Leslie in Mobile, AL on February 19, 1947. Steve grew up in Mobile and married his high school sweetheart, Romona, in 1965. Steve was preceded in death by his parents, his older brother G. Roderick "Rod" Leslie and sister Lorian L. Brownlee. Steve is survived by his wife, Romona E. Leslie, of 56 years; Daughters - Rhonda Elaine Chiao (Karl) and Stephanie Stevens (Richard); Brothers - Bill Leslie (Mary) and Michael Leslie (Jennifer); Four grandchildren that he adored, Alexandra Sizemore (Ben), Austin Williamson (Chelsea), Addison Stevens and Ayden Stevens, extended family and many friends. A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 am, on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the Orange Beach United Methodist Church in Orange Beach, Alabama.
Published by Mobile Register and Baldwin County from Sep. 21 to Sep. 26, 2021.