Tributes paid to four-year-old Hertfordshire boy

THE parents of a four-year-old boy who was killed after being involved in a collision with a car have paid tribute to him.

Heath-Andrew Nash-Jones, died after an accident with a Volkswagen Passat on Friday May, 20, at around 5pm on The Ridgeway, Hertford.

This week his mum, Justine, 23, who is originally from WGC, paid tribute to her “gorgeous and cheeky son who would light up the room with smiles”.

The former Commonswood and Sir Frederic Osborn pupil said: “Heath-Andrew was a gorgeous little boy, he had a cheeky smile and was always smiling.

“He loved Fireman Sam and wanted to be a firefighter when he grew up. He loved playing, especially with his trucks and cars and fire engines, anything with wheels – he was really into it.

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“He loved to talk and ask questions and was so inquisitive.”

Heath-Andrew, a popular reception pupil at St Andrew’s Church of England School, Hertford, had a brother and two sisters – Bailey-Jon, six, Autumn-Lee, two, and Ellis-Shane ,six months.

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Father Richard Jones added: “Heath-Andrew was my diamond boy who could always pick me up when I was down with his cheeky grin. He had an amazing sense of humour that will be missed by so many people as he had so much personality.

“He would fill a room with smiles and joy and was a joy to be around and always wanted to help. He would ramble on and chat away for hours about nothing, he was truly amazing.”

He added: “I can see how Heath-Andrew has brought joy and happiness to so many people. We all had a place in Heath’s heart and he’ll always have a place in ours.

“We have so many great memories together. We are missing you so much already. Lots of love and kisses, sweet dreams.”

The parents thanked everyone for their support and messages, as well as thanking the emergency services and the doctors and nurses at Addenbrookes Hospital who gave Heath-Andrew “so much care and respect in his final days”.

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