Harvey’s (also known as Sidewinder Sam) Memorial – Celebrate the Life
5:00PM Oct 2nd, 2013
Charlie R Greene Memorial Hall/The Sergeants Major Retire & Chefs Assoc.
699 E Veterans Memorial Blvd,
Harvey, also most of people known as Sidewinder Sam or Good looking Sam.
was a World War II Marian Corps Veterans, father, grandfather, grate
grandfather. Passed away on September 5th, 2013 in Scott & White
hospital in Temple Texas.
quietly while Rena was next to him in 1:00AM on Sep. 5th 2013.
is survived by Rena Chang Hoot, a lover, a life partner, a working partner, who
he had been with together since 1990.
was cremated as his wish, by Heritage Funeral Home in Harker Heights, Texas. his art class
Harvey was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1931 of a Native American mother and
a Russian father. They produced a devote nature lover who shares his love of
the great outdoors, its wildlife and his native American culture through his
paint brushes and canvas.
was an associate member in Oil Painters of America. And in the early 1970’s was
one of the original members of the Northwest Artists organization.
was accepted to exhibit in the National Wildlife Show of 1979, which featured
265 of the world finest wildlife artists. He was also awarded the First Runner
Up prize in the State of Missouri’s First Duck Stamp Competition.
of Richard’s painting “On the Run” won Best of Show at the Corpus Christi Art
Museum’s 1983 show. The Same painting also won Best of Show in the Wildlife
Category. Another of his paintings,
“Jetty’s End” won Best of Show in the Seascape Category.
the mid 1990’s, Richard became one of the original artist members of the
Academy of Western Artists based in Gene Autry, Oklahoma.
loves Blue Music with true passion. at work
stared to work with Dragon Lady Tattoos in 1988 until about 2 years ago. He
created so many art works, and marked on so many people’s mile stones in their
had drawing and painting classes from 2009 to 2011 in local Hobby Lobby Creative
Center. He used the entire fee that his students gave to him on the food for
Dogs, cats and goats; they are his orphan hood kids.