Photos for Tom’s Mother

April 21, 2009

Dear Mrs. Kennedy: I am so sorry for your loss. You sure raised a beautiful man, and a good friend to me. He was so devoted to you, and spoke of you with so much love and warmth. I’ve known him for 18 years…I first met him in Houston during the Art Car Fest. I, […]

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Tom K. photos

April 21, 2009

Hello Mrs. Kennedy, My wife Emily and I offer our condolences to you.  A small group of us (artcars) were out in the Southern Calif. desert all week.  We were all so shocked and saddened to hear about Tom’s accident.  We know this must be terrible for you to go through.  (We heard the news last Sun., but our phone […]

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Tom Kennedy / footage of him RNC

April 21, 2009

I am very saddened to hear about Tom it really took me for a loop when I heard on Saturday of last week, My sincere condolences to his family. I am a film maker in Minneapolis, MN. and did an interview with Tom during the RNC my film partner ( Marya Morstad) and I would like to […]

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Tom Kennedy Memorial News: It’s all about Loving Tom

April 21, 2009

Contribute! —————————————————– If you can contribute money, please donate via this button Donate for the Tom Kennedy Memorial Fund to help the family, to help defray the costs of the Grand Memorial event in Oakland, and to bring back Ripper from France to be part of the permanent collection at Art Car World! A percentage […]

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To Tom’s family and friends

April 20, 2009

Dear Pat, Haideen and all of Tom’s family and friends: I think about you and Tom every day since hearing the report of his tragic and untimely passing. Since I only knew of the man through his amazing art, I can only imagine the sense of loss that you are experiencing at this time. I […]

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Tom and Haideen in Minnesota

April 20, 2009

Hi Mrs Kennedy, What a marvelous son you raised! My name is Faith Kidder and I first met Tom , Haideen,  and Mike, when they arrived literally on my door strp last July in their Missile Truck ( see attached pictures. My friend Mary Jane had been telling me about the Missile dick chicks but […]

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Tom in MN: The RNC Ringleader

April 20, 2009

The RNC Ringleader by Mary Jane LaVigne “If you only help others…” Tom Kennedy pours beans in to my coffee grinder, cocks his head, gives me a sideways grin,“ …and don’t let yourself receive help… ” The whirr of the grinder drowns the end of his sentence, but I know what he means. I’m feeling […]

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Boxshop Memorial fer Tom

April 18, 2009

The Boxshop memorial 26th starting at 3:00 We will be adding to our memorial wall We will finish one of Toms bells during the day BBQ Sit around some firers Talk stoy about Tom Have a little live music Throw shoes at the shovelheads Burn some propane Talk about Tom Wonder the yard and look […]

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more outtakes with Tom

April 18, 2009

Dear Pat, Haideen, and all Tom’s community, There are several more clips of Tom & Haideen with the Missile Dick Chicks on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9uGSAiBDbg&feature=channel_page There are about 8 clips total and they can be viewed in chronological order by clicking the “video response” button underneath the clip. These were shot for the documentary about the […]

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Tom story from Bisbee

April 17, 2009

I met Tom in Bisbee and we worked to rehab the house I bought there in 2001. You get to know someone working on a project and we shared many stories and ideas. I rode shotgun with Carl that day in the fourth of July parade. My duties included taking stills and video and operating […]

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