Tribute to Winterslow husband and dad

Tribute to Winterslow husband and dad

Published by The Spire FM News Team at 6:43pm 14th May 2019. (Updated at 11:59am 16th May 2019)

Alan Boxall tragically died whilst out riding his bike.

Alan passed away in the early hours of Monday morning (13th May).

Police were alerted to a missing man in the Winterslow area on Sunday night, when Alan didn't return from his bike ride.

Teams, including volunteers from WILSAR, carried out a search of the local area alongside many of Alan's family and friends.

He was found by police dogs but was unable to be revived, and his family say he died from 'coronary artery thrombosis'.

He leaves behind his loving wife Lisa, daughter Stevie-Louise and son Daniel Boxall.

Boxall Family
Daniel, Stevie-Louise, Alan and Lisa


The 55-year-old father of three was a well-known face around Salisbury, owning Elite Panel Craft in Wilton.

Alan was seen regularly behind the wheel of Doris the campervan, attending events and driving happy couples during their wedding days.

Alan Boxall
Alan sitting in Doris with his dog Dolly

He was a car enthusiast and owned Elite Panel Craft, the bodywork and paint specialists.

The Boxall family were well known to many for their incredible fundraising for Wiltshire Air Ambulance in memory of Jamie Boxall, Alan and Lisa's son and Stevie-Louise and Daniel's brother, who died 12 years ago in a car accident aged just 17.

Jamie Boxall
Jamie Boxall

In 2017, they raised over £5,200 for the charity.

Alan and Lisa played host to Spire FM that same year for our Local Radio Day.

Local Radio Day Pat and Faye with the Boxalls'
Pat and Faye with Lisa and Alan

Alan will be sadly missed by all who knew him - a loving father, husband and friend to all.

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