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.