Andrew Joseph Wulforst

Born in Queens, NY on August 21, 1954

Departed on August 2, 2017 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Andrew Joseph Wulforst, 62

Andrew “Andy” Joseph Wulforst, of Nashville, TN. passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 12:25 p.m. at St. Thomas Hospital-West in Nashville, TN.

Andrew was born August 21, 1954 in Queens, NY to James and Kathleen (Bell) Wulforst. He graduated from South Broward High School in Hollywood, FL in 1972. While in school, Andrew was on the football and wrestling teams. Andrew attended Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA after graduating.

Andrew was married to Debra Janet Stocks. Andrew and Debra had two children, Chris Wulforst and Amanda Wulforst. Andrew worked in the alarm and security industry for the majority of his life. Andrew worked as a QCS for the southeast region, and owned his own alarm business, prior to his retirement in 2007.

Andrew enjoyed eating chocolate ice cream, raising cain, watching UT football, playing poker and blackjack, golfing, fishing, site-seeing, swimming, teaching life lessons and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Andrew is survived by his wife Debra Wulforst; his son Chris and daughter in law Trisha Wulforst; his daughter Amanda Wulforst; his mother Kathleen Wulforst; his three grandchildren, Ashley, Sarah Grace, and Hannah Wulforst; his younger sister Sharon Wulforst-Haworth and younger brother James A. Wulforst. He was preceded in death by his father, James Wulforst, in 1976.

A receiving of friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at St. Matthews Catholic Church, 535 Sneed Rd. 37069. A funeral mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. Father Sappenfield will be leading the funeral mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Those wishing to sign Andrew’s guestbook may do so at


12 Comments to Andrew Joseph Wulforst

  1. Chuck & Jill Parris
    August 7, 2017 1:34 pm


    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I know this is a tough time for you and your family. Jill & I will be praying for you, Trish, and the girls in this very trying time. May God bless and keep you as you mourn this very tragic loss.

  2. Karsten
    August 7, 2017 3:27 pm

    Hi Chris,
    Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
    Wishing you strength, Karsten

  3. Carl Stocks
    August 8, 2017 1:02 am

    Deb, Chris, and Amanda: I am so sorry for the loss of our Andy. He and I did a lot of things together over the years such as golf, snow ski, boating, and he went on plenty of police ride alongs with me! He always made me laugh with his funny facial expressions and quirky sayings. To: Andy, Thanks again my brother for the years of laughter and the last birthday wish that early morning of my birthday on August 2, 2017. Looking back I wished you would have asked what I wanted for my birthday bro, because If you would have, I would have said for you to be better! I will always and forever remember that morning. You will always be in my heart and missed dearly my brother. Love you always “Muscles.”

  4. James H. whittaker
    August 8, 2017 3:01 pm

    My sincere condolences go out to you and all of your family members and friends during your time of bereavement.May God continue to bless and forever keep you all in his loving care.

  5. Doug and Cindy Owens
    August 8, 2017 8:12 pm

    Debra, Chris, and Amanda, Doug and I are so very very sorry for the loss of your husband and father. Our prayer is that the ever sustaining love of God Will Comfort you in the days ahead. We will be praying for you and thinking of you often. Doug and Cindy Owens

  6. Michael Bell
    August 9, 2017 10:08 am

    Andy was a person that always made me feel welcomed and that he enjoyed my company. When I was a kid visiting family in Florida he would always take me around like I was his little brother.

  7. Cindy Stocks
    August 9, 2017 10:27 am

    I am so sorry for the loss of your husband, father, son, uncle, brother, my brother in law and friend! His witty humor, smile and companionship will be missed sorely! I had the pleasure of meeting Andy and calling him my brother in law within the past 10 years. During this time I learned of his wonderful funny personality that had the ability to keep everyone laughing. I will fondly continue to remember him and the pleasure he gave to others. I can only imagine the look on his face as he meets his Lord and Savior. No more pain. No more sorrow. May the celebration happening in Heaven spill over to everyone present today knowing he is at the ultimate party! To be absent from the body, present with the Lord. 2 Corinthians 5:6-8.

  8. Vergenia Woodmore
    August 9, 2017 10:31 am

    My sincere condolences to you and your family at this time of your bereavement .May God continue to strengthen you all at this difficult time.My prayers are with you always.

  9. Gail Alexander
    August 9, 2017 1:44 pm

    Dear Deb, Chris, Amanda, Trisha and All the Wulforst Family.
    It is with great sadness that I must write this…May God grant each of you His Peace, Comfort and Strength as you grieve the loss of your Beloved Andrew. There are no words for the many memories that we have of (Andy)…May my brother go to Heaven a shouting…Go rest high upon that mountain my Beloved Brother Andy…
    Thank you for the good times…

    My Dear Beloved Brother Andy,
    We have spent many, many years together as family. Those times I will cherish for the rest of my days. The many trips to Disney World, Birthday celebrations, Family gatherings on Holidays and just hanging out as Family…The all around good times thinking of you with such fond memories of all the times we shared. Tony, me and your nieces Andrea, Jenny and Lauren will always cherish our times spent with you. We Love and miss you so much and may God be with your family and friends as we gather in mourning for you our beloved Andrew…May you Rest In Peace my beloved brother.
    Always in Loving Memory,
    Tony, Gail, Andrea, Jenny, Lauren and Family Alexander

  10. Darlene Pohlman
    August 23, 2017 4:31 pm

    Debra, so sorry to hear about Andrew. Thinking of you and the family.

  11. Darlene Pohlman
    August 23, 2017 4:33 pm

    Debra, so sorry to hear about Andrew. Thinking of you and the kids.

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