Steve Chalk dies aged 52

William Sinclair ferts and chems category controller Steve Chalk has died aged 52. He was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer two years ago.

Sinclair retail MD Danny Adamson said: "Steve will be hugely missed as he was such a lovely, warm and inspirational person."

Chalk had been at Sinclair for three years and was previously operations director at Growing Success Organics, part of Monro/Wessex Horticulture, for 13 years.

Before that he served in the British Army, 14th/20th Kings Hussars regiment, in both Europe and Iraq.

During his illness he raised awareness of melanoma by forming a fundraising group, #somethingsillyinjune, to raise proceeds for Factor 50 – the leading charity supporting skin cancer patients.

The group raised about £22,000 for Factor 50 over the past two years.

A memorial service is being held for Steve in Broad Chalke Parish Church on Friday, August 23, at 2.30pm and people attending are asked to wear bright colours.





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