Norman R. Hayworth

norman hayworth

December 3, 1933 ~ May 15, 2021

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

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Norman Ray Hayworth, 87, of Pueblo, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021. Norman was born on December 3, 1933, to Leslie and Elizabeth Hayworth. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Beverly; children, Ken (Gina) Hayworth, Ron “Rudy” Hayworth, Sherri (John) Fitter, Bobby “Bunsin” (Jana) Hayworth; 3 granddaughters; 2 step-granddaughters; 1 great-granddaughter; 1 step-great-grandson; brother, Robert (Margery) Hayworth, and sister-in-laws, Nancy (Dwight) Dauphin and Wynona Hayworth. Norman served in the US Army from 1953 to 1956 and rose to the rank of SP2 before his honorable discharge. Norman worked at Perfect Circle Division of Dana Corp as a tool designer before accepting a teaching position at Southern Colorado State College in 1965. He founded Precision Hydraulics 10 years later and Empire Fluid Power in 1993. Norman loved solving problems and helping people. His greatest joy, however, was cultivating friendships and the love of his family. Norman’s sense of humor, brilliant mind, loyalty and devotion will be greatly missed.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Chateau at Sharmar Village and Centercare Hospice for their care and compassion in caring for Norman.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Legion Post No. 2, 701 West 9th St., Pueblo, CO  81003. Visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, May 20, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Friends are encouraged to view his private service at 1 p.m. Friday, May 21, 2021, at


Funeral Service: May 21, 2021 1:00 pm

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Pueblo, CO 81003

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  1. I just heard that we lost Norman on May 15th. He and my father (lost on May 17th, 2020) were the best of friends. I’m sure they are together in heaven looking down at us now. Rest In Peace and condolences to your family as you are missed. Randy Johannes

  2. My condolences and prayers for Norms family. Norm was a college professor of mine and a friend since then. Always willing to help others and with a smile on his face. Rest in Peace Norm.

  3. How blessed are we to have been able to join with the family and friends in remembering brother Norm via video. What a beautiful service it was. The video of Norm’s life was a work of art and truly captured the loving man he was and the wonderful life he led. Many thanks to all who helped in creating this forever tribute. Our prayers are with Bev, Kenny, Ronnie, Sherrie, Bobby and all who loved Norm and carry him in their heart.
    Rest In Peace Brother Norm

  4. Bev and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss and are searching for words that may comfort all of you. Norman loved his family and Pueblo. He always welcomed everyone with a smile and enjoyed sharing his expertise with many over the years. As you gather together may you remember all the wonderful times you shared. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers.
    With sincere sympathy,
    Dr. Gordon and Helen Murley

  5. Betty Lind , I am so sorry to hear of Norm’s passing. He was a dear friend to my husband for many years.

  6. Condolences to the family. You will never be forgotten and forever missed. Thank you for all that you have done.

  7. Norm was a great friend through many years of working and playing together. He was always fun to be around.
    My condolences to Beverly and the rest of the family.

  8. This is very sad new we’ve lost a very smart intelligent man, a man that would go out of his way to ask about your life , family and health! Always willing to go out he way to help. The world can not afford to loose men like this. I’m sure God has something for Norm to fix in heaven! God bless this family!

    • Awww, Freddy! I love that he can carry all his talents with him. If Heaven’s gate is hydraulic, Norm’s the man to keep it running.

  9. Dearest Beverly, Kenny, Gina and Family,

    My deepest condolences and my thoughts and memories are with you. When still attending Pueblo Christian Center, you were among the most welcoming toward me and, though time and life journeys have distanced us, you remain in my heart and treasure of wonderful people I’ve known. I’m sad for your loss and want to extend my heartfelt love to you. May you be comforted and strengthened in unity through this hard time. God’s peace and comforting Spirit surround you. Your husband, dad, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend was a wonderful, wonderful man.

    Sincere sympathy,
    Lois Conatore-Houpe

  10. My prayers and condolences for Norm and all his family and friends at this difficult time.

  11. Norm was a good friend for many years, he will be missed! My condolences to Beverly (friend since kindergarten at Carlile), Ken and other children and family.

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