Douglas R. Neil

Douglas R. Neil, age 83, passed away on April 28, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Gail, and twin grandsons, whom he helped raise.

Douglas was a 20 year veteran of the Navy.  After retiring from the Navy, he chose a career in the gaming industry as a card dealer and pit boss. He worked at most of the strip casinos over a 35 year span.

He was very active in gold mining and had many claims in California and Utah.

Douglas was born in Spokane, WA in 1936 and moved to Las Vegas in 1964 after retiring from the Navy. He was a homebody who enjoyed taking care of his home, pool and gardens. He was active with his grandsons in scouting, camping and gold mining activities. His viewing will be at La Paloma Funeral Services in the Chapel located at: 5450 Stephanie St., Las Vegas, NV 89122 on Friday May 8, 2020 from 4-6 pm.

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  • Christine and Ted DeCorte
    May 8, 2020 2:55 pm

    Douglas, Rest In Peace dear man. Be joyful with God.

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  • Chaplain Nancy Epps
    May 8, 2020 3:12 pm

    My deepest condolences and sympathy to you and your family. May he rip in the kingdom of Heaven. May God continue to bless you and your family and continue giving you strength and wrap his arms around you and your family.

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  • Nancy Epps
    May 8, 2020 3:18 pm

    May you RIP. Our deepest sympathy to Gail and the two boys. May God continue to wrap his arms around you and your family and comfort you .Our sincere condolences.

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  • Debra L Moulies and Norman Thompson
    May 8, 2020 3:42 pm

    RIP Douglas
    You were a nice man with a wonderful family
    We enjoyed the time we spent together at the beach and at our home.
    You will be missed,
    Deb and Norm

    Reply

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