Tributes have been paid to a long-standing and dedicated volunteer with Tenby Sea Cadets - Lieutenant Roy Broxham RNR who has sadly passed away.

Posting on social media, the Tenby Sea Cadets organisation stated on the weekend: “It is with much sadness that we share the news of our former Commanding Officer, friend, supporter and one of the units most dedicated volunteers passing - Lieutenant (SCC) Roy Broxham RNR Rtd.

Roy Broxham
Roy and Carina at his retirement party (Stock image)

Roy gave over 25 years to the role of Commanding Officer with the organisation, before retiring back in 2018. His wife wife Carina, a Civilian Instructor with the Sea Cadets also retired too at the same time.

“His commitment to Tenby Sea Cadets was unquestionable and had such powerful impact to many young people’s and adult volunteers lives through his time,” continued the organisation.

“Our thoughts are with his beloved wife, Carina and family during this sad time.

“Fair winds and following seas Lt Broxham. RIP Sir!”

Tenby RNLI also paid tribute, stating: “Tenby Lifeboat Station is saddened to hear of the passing of Roy Broxham - someone who played such a large part in the life of Tenby Harbour.

“Deepest sympathies are extended to Roy's wife Carina.”