Frank E. Fraughton passed away unexpectedly on October 31, 2022. He was born in Park City, Utah to Franklin and Afton Jones Fraughton.
He graduated from American Fork High School in 1960 and attended what was then known as Trade Tech Vocational School in Orem. He married his sweetheart, Amanda Trujillo, on June 15, 1963.
Frank was a quiet, witty, hardworking man. He loved his family and adored his grandchildren & great grandchildren. He got a kick out of following their shenanigans on social media. In his younger years, he served as a volunteer on the American Fork Fire Department where he made lifetime friends. Family and friends often addressed him as “Fireman Frank”. Frank was a master wood craftsman, aka, “The Wood Whisperer.” He made countless treasures for family & friends.
Frank was an outdoorsman. He loved to fish, camp, hunt wild game, antiques, guns and cars. He tied his own fishing flies and loaded his own ammunition. He was a perfectionist at everything he did and always kept a well-manicured yard.
Frank is survived by his wife, Amanda Fraughton, his children: Lori (Perry) Villareal, Todd (Julie) Fraughton, Vickie (Mike) Fitzsimmons, 13 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren and his brother Craig (MaryAnn) Fraughton. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, his brother James Fraughton and his sister Kathy Francom.
A viewing will be held on Thursday November 3, 2022 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Friday from 10:45-11:45 AM prior to the services. Funeral services will be held on Friday November 4, 2022 at 12:00 PM at Anderson and Sons Mortuary 49 East 110 North American Fork, Utah. Burial will be at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.