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Palm Downtown Mortuary & Cemetery

1325 North Main St, Las Vegas, NV

OBITUARY

Rupert Neil Hackworth

October 9, 1939November 1, 2019

Ret. Msgt. Rupert Neil Hackworth born 10/09/1939 in Prestonsburg, KY. passed away 11/01/2019 in Las Vegas, NV. He was preceded in death by parents Curtis & Oma Hackworth; sister Peggy Stanley; wife of 46 years, Dorothy Hackworth; and brother-in-law James A. Hostetler . He is survived by brother Darwin (Cheryl) Hackworth, sister Nina Hostetler, 6 nephews & 1 niece, step daughter Donna Creque & grandchildren Eric McCumber & Leia Creque & beloved cat Black Boy. Neil retired from the USAF, went on to work at MGM Grand & retire from Bally's. He was respected & loved by all who knew him., a kind, generous man with a huge soft heart & great love of cats. We are comforted knowing he rests with Jesus, his loved ones & many cats.Matthew 25:23 “His Lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of the Lord.’

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Julie Bohacek

November 9, 2019

My husband Eric and I knew Neil for 11 years. When I first transferred to Vegas to manage the community, we knew no one. In a strange city with bright lights and cold shoulders, Mr. Neil took us under his wing and never let us go. We spent many a happy Sunday with him and Dot for Pizza Hut Sundays. When his beloved Dorothy passed, the order of things shifted...and Eric and I took Mr. Neil under our wings. What an honor, to have been a part of this tremendous mans life, and be able to have him share in ours. We love you Mr. Neil, and we will never forget you. RIP knowing we will care for your beloved Black Boy until he takes his last breath. He misses you, as we do.

Pat Roscoe

November 9, 2019

I remember my Mom & Dad (Wendell & Stella Evers) having fun trips with Neil & Dorothy around the Las Vegas area. Neil & Dorothy were also at my wedding in a chapel in Las Vegas February 12, 1980. Very fond memories. With love & hugs to Donna & family. Pat & Tom Roscoe.

Leia Creque

November 9, 2019

I have so many wonderful memories of PawPaw. He took me to Disneyland for my 12th birthday. I got to see so many Vegas shows. He will be missed but, I celebrate his life. Now he is in eternal life together with MawMaw. Thank you Jesus for blessing our life with such a wonderful man.

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