Terry Hudson Andrews
Terry Hudson Andrews, affectionately known as "Fox", died Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Providence Medical Center. He was born Nov. 13, 1942, in Moberly, Mo., the son of Herschel and Irene (Woods) Andrews.
Terry graduated high school in 1961 and attended Saint Mary College in Leavenworth where he studied Business Management. He served as First Lieutenant in the Army during Vietnam from 1968 to 1969, where he was awarded various badges and commendations. Terry worked at Mutual Savings and Loan from 1965 to 2015, retiring from there as Executive Vice President.
On Nov. 9, 1968, Terry married the love of his life, Vicki Bertrand at St. Joseph Church in Shawnee, Kan. She survives at the home after 52 years of marriage. He is also survived by his daughter, Kelli Florian and husband, Troy of Overland Park, Kan.; and a granddaughter, Ava Hudson Florian.
He was involved in his community serving as the United Way General Campaign Chairman in 1974, the Leavenworth/Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce President in 1978, Leavenworth Area Development President 1981 to 1985, he was Citizen of the Year in 1988, Economic Development Volunteer of the Year 1996 and he served on the Leavenworth Port Authority from 1980 to 2017.
Terry was an avid Chiefs fan and a season ticket holder for 22 years. He loved fishing and taking annual trips to Canada with his friends to fish, he maintained this sport throughout his life. He was a talented artist, Terry used this skill to make caricatures of his buddies, the pictures would recap stories from these fishing trips and convey the tales of their adventures. He enjoyed hunting deer, pheasant and geese. In his free time, he would also toil in his yard, planting new flowers and landscaping. He even built his own pond. Terry's love for nature was evident in the oasis he created on his 4 acres at home. He also enjoyed cars, his most prized was his 1985 Camaro. But his best hobby, and most treasured, was his time with his family and friends, enjoying a good meal, watching football, throwing a party in the backyard and dancing with his granddaughter.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A private burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of The United States Department of Kansas.
Posted online on July 21, 2021