Richard Hoyt Hornaday
(1927 - 2013)
Richard Hoyt Hornaday was active/lived in California, Missouri. Richard Hornaday is known for modernist figure and still life painting, teaching.
Biography Richard Hoyt Hornaday
Following an illness, Richard Hoyt Hornaday passed into the Spirit Life on May 17, 2013 at home, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born to Zora (Riggs) and Beecher H. Hornaday on Aug.15, 1927 in Joplin, MO, where his family owned a large clothing store: Hornaday's. He attended Joplin schools where he played football, edited the yearbook, and participated in band and drama classes. During World War II in his senior year, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and immediately after graduation went to boot camp.
He turned 18 on board a troop ship headed for the Philippines, where he served his tour of duty. ??
Prior to his military service, Richard had been groomed to succeed his father and uncles
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