Andrew “Andy” Paul Morales was born September 22, 1988 in Kansas City, Missouri to Timothy Dean and Lisa Dawn Morales. Andy was raised in the Northland community, attending St. Therese School and graduating from Park Hill High School in 2007. Andy earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2012.
Andy was a kind-hearted and gentle young man. His love of adventure and the great outdoors began as a young child during weekend visits to his grandparents’ farm. Whether he was fishing, hiking, or shooting BB guns, Andy enjoyed being outdoors. His sense of adventure contributed to his love of Scouting, carrying him from Cub Scouts into Boy Scouts. Andy earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 2004. In recent years, Andy found adventure with friends in a group known as Urban Explorers. Andy loved being outdoors, where he found peace and solace admiring God’s creations. Andy was loved by many friends and family.
Andy is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Kenny and Phyllis Glenn. He is survived by his parents, Tim and Lisa Morales, and his sister Carly (Elliott) Velasquez, Kansas City, MO.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be concelebrated 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 21, 2021 at St. Therese Catholic Church. Andy’s childhood friend, Fr. Jonathan Davis will be the principal celebrant. Visitation 10:00-11:30 a.m., prior to Mass. Committal service and burial will follow at the Waverly Cemetery, Waverly, KS.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Boy Scout Troop #261 at St. Therese or Tri-County Mental Health Services 3100 N.E. 83rd Street Ste. 1001, Kansas City, MO 64119. Arrangements by Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. Memories of Andy and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.