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Morales, Marcello Antonio

March 29, 1973 –
 September 20, 2021


My Son, Marcello Antonio Morales passed away, September 20th 2021

He was 48 years old, born in San Diego, California, brought to Dallas, Texas as a baby where he lived and went to school.  Remembering Marcello who made so many people laugh with his ticklish sense of humor, who had a big heart to help the downtrodden.

His passions were aviation, world and art history, Canines – especially his Bailey Dog he loved and missed so very much!

In his youth, he was an extraordinary athlete.  He started to play soccer at the age of 6, worked his way up to elite leagues, played football while in junior and senior high school – a beautiful image to watch on any sports field when he played.  When he went off to college, however, decided to be a pilot.

He attended and graduated Coppell High School, attended Navarro College in Corsicana where he received his private pilot’s license and attended Blinn in College Station too.

Marcello enjoyed a good conversation and always offered a helping hand to others.  He extended his friendship and funny sense of humor to the folks at Forestwood Antique Mall, where he worked and took care of the family business.

He spent time leading young men caught up in the prison system to help them find their better lives and to set achievable goals to succeed.  He loved his discussions with his Pastor and loved the Bent Tree Bible Fellowship Church, who also was very instrumental in helping him.  He was a positive and optimistic soul.  When I was feeling blue, he helped lift my spirits and encouraged me to achieve.

“ He raised me up to more than I could be”

He is survived by his brother Michael, his mom, Michele and aunts and uncles and tons of cousins.  We will all miss you Son!

Memorial contributions are welcomed at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship Church at 4141 International Parkway, Carrollton, Tx 75007 where services are at 2pm October 20th, in the Bent Tree Chapel.

Please leave the family condolences and share memories on this website.

Arrangements under the direction of:

Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home

19310 Preston Road

Dallas, Texas 75252

(214) 306-6700

6 Thoughts on Morales, Marcello Antonio
    11 Oct 2021

    I am sad for your loss and hope he and you have some peace.

    Amy Hunt
    12 Oct 2021

    I’m terribly saddened to read this I tried and tried to reach Marcello and I called the hospital. I really thought he was going to get better. He was a lovely guy with such a giving spirit and so much charisma. He was very charming and I will miss him terribly. I’m very sorry for your loss. Big hugs.

    Diane and Larry Hatfield and family
    14 Oct 2021

    Our family is sadden with the loss of Marcello. We are so very sorry. He has been a special friend to us and a delightful gentleman. He has an eternal love for his family and friends. His big heart and gentle ways will always be missed. May his family be blessed and comforted during this difficult time.

    26 Oct 2021

    Poor guy died of a broken heart! Peace be with you Marcello I will always cherish the good ole days!

    Allison Sell
    26 Oct 2021

    I have so many funny memories with Marcello, from the times he took me on scooter rides in middle school to when he came to visit us in Austin when we were in our 30s and he was going through a phase of eating what seemed to be only eggs! His smile was infectious, and he always and only had nice things to say about other people. His joyful nature will be remembered by us all, and he will be sorely missed.

    Frank Nieto , Linda Sevy
    15 Nov 2021

    We met Marcello in Plano Texas about 6 yrs ago my boyfriend and I did and we became friends. Yes and I got to meet his furbaby. We moved away from Plano but tried to kept in Touch with Marcello. He was a very kind person I was able to send him a message in the hospital when he was sick. When I found out about his passing it broke my my heart and I still think about texting him every once in a while . May you rest in peace Marcello Love and miss you my friend.

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