A Turtle’s Tribute:
Richard Michael Hearn was a native of Cortez, Colorado. He was born November 16, 1952.
Mike was a self-taught gourmet chef. He moved to Dallas in 1977 and established Chow Catering in 1979. The firm specialized in gourmet catering.
Mike was a member of the Dallas Chapter of the National Association of Catering Executives and the Benefactors of The Dallas Theater Center. He also served on the board of directors of Turtle Creek Chorale in 1985-1986.
He died on Saturday, January 4, 1986 at Baylor University Medical Center. Services were held on Monday, January 6, 1986 at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home Chapel.
At the time of his death, Mike was survived by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Joe T. Hearn of Brownsville, Texas; a sister, Jenna Czimskey of Brownsville; and two brothers, Thomas O. Hearn of Brownsville, and Patrick Hearn of Laredo, Texas.