Frank Fulton Chalfont

Born in Birmingham, Alabama on December 7, 1936

Departed on January 15, 2019 and resided in Franklin, Tennessee

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Frank Fulton Chalfont- Age 82, January 15, 2019, Franklin

Preceded in death by his wife, Martha Smith Chalfont; parents, Frank and Anne Chalfont; previous wife, Suzanne Goodman Chalfont.
He is survived by his children, Frank F. Chalfont, Jr. (Leslie), Lisa Chalfont-Hutchison, Chris Chalfont (Kimberly), Lynn Swift Jones (Michael) and Kenny Graves (Kelly); grandchildren, Lauren Yochum (Brad), Bailey Chalfont, Ryan Hutchison, Heath Hutchison, Ragan Hutchison, Ethan Chalfont, Alexis Chalfont, Will Swift, Molly Swift, Dale Swift and A.J. Graves; sisters, Lyl Chalfont Barnes and Ann Chalfont Arnold; he is also survived by many other family members.

He was a native of Birmingham, AL. A graduate of McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN, a graduate of Auburn University with an Electrical Engineering degree. He served in the US Navy and was based in Richmond, VA during the Korean War. He was a McDonald’s licensee in Huntsville, AL and Middle TN for 36 years. The last 17 years he established and grew Colorburst Landscaping to one of the largest landscaping maintenance and installation companies in Middle TN.
His lifelong passions include hunting, fishing, golf, Auburn University sports. He was instrumental in the development of Auburn University Athletics Fundraising, Ronald McDonald House and Children’s Charities in Nashville, Jaycees and Muscular Dystrophy. He was instrumental in the planting of six Episcopal churches within the Middle Tennessee Episcopal Diocese.

A special thanks to Dr. Anderson and to Frank’s personal caregivers and Wholecare throughout this last year.

A visitation will be 10-11 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Church of the Resurrection, 1216 Sneed Road W. Franklin, TN. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at the church. Interment will follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. A reception for all will follow at the Loveless Café.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Church of the Resurrection or The Ronald McDonald House Children’s Charities of Nashville.

3 Comments to Frank Fulton Chalfont

  1. Carol L. Bradley
    January 16, 2019 6:20 pm

    Our family sends condolences to Frank’s family in his passing. He was a very generous person , especially with Auburn football tickets for Chris and Paul. War Eagle! The Bradleys

  2. Dick & Lea Marquardt
    January 17, 2019 4:39 pm

    We want to express to our sympathy to Frank’s family on his passing. I (Dick) played golf with Frank at both Temple Hills and Hillwood. He was a great guy to be around!!

  3. Linda Fisher
    May 25, 2020 9:13 am

    Martha and Frank both were so good to me. The year I lived there was so nice and they became more like family. Prayers and love 💕
    Linda Fisher

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