'The most amazing son you could want' Family of crash victim Jon Bartlett pays touching tribute

KENT LIVE | J. Midd
Jon Bartlett with his nephew Max
The mum of a man killed in a crash near Tunbridge Wells has paid tribute to "the most amazing son you could ever want".

Jon Bartlett, 24, of East Peckham, was airlifted to hospital after his white Transit van left the road and hit a wall on the A228 at Colts Hill Five Oak Green on Friday (May 12).

On Monday he succumbed to his injuries, and his family has rallied round to pay a touching tribute to the man.

His mum Carol Bartlett said he was "always smiling" and "never let anything get him down".

"He was the most amazing son you could ever want, he had a heart of gold and would do anything for anybody," she said.

"He is gone, but he is still helping people, he donated his organs to help others."

A tearful Mick Bartlett, his dad, said he was keen on cars, a passionate fan of Tottenham Hotspur and enjoyed a drink at the pub with his friends.
'He always lived life to full'

He had been going out with his girlfriend Lauren for two years and worked for The Kent Stove Company in Paddock Wood.

"He always lived life to the full, always enjoyed himself and was always happy, he was a real free spirit," he said.

The family want to thank the community in East Peckham and surrounding areas who have really rallied round them with love and support.

"We did not realise how popular he was," said Mrs Bartlett. Continue reading
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