Steven Louis Hampson was born in Orange, California, on March 7, 1969, and passed on July 16, 2022. At the age of 10 months, he was lovingly adopted by Richard and Carol Hampson. He is survived by his love of twelve years Samantha Fields, son Steve Hampson, daughter Amelia, parents Richard (Susan) Hampson and Carol (Carl) Belk, sister Lauri (James) Bricken, one granddaughter, an aunt and uncle, four cousins, two nephews, and two nieces.
As a child, Steven was well-liked by his peers. He was especially kind to children younger than himself and enjoyed being their leader. By mid-elementary school, Steven was recognized as gifted and talented and was transferred from the general classroom to a program for children who excelled academically. After being mentored in plumbing during high school, Steven embarked on a self-directed journey reflective of his personal life philosophies.
As an adult, Steven resided in various Riverside County cities choosing Hemet as his last residence. Tall, strong, and always sporting a great smile, he is remembered for his playful sense of humor, willingness to help others, and free-spiritedness. He was loved and will be missed.
To all who knew Steven and were touched by his life, posting your remembrances and condolences would be appreciated as we share in celebrating his life.