Suffolk Police have revealed the identity of a man who was killed in a crash on the A140 at Stonham Parva on Thursday, 6 February, 2020.
Jason Howitt, 49, of Barsham near Beccles, Suffolk was killed after the van he was in collided with a lorry at around 3.30pm.
His family paid tribute to him saying:
"As a family we are devastated by the loss of our beloved son, brother and fiancé Jason.
"Ja had a beautiful soul, kind, loyal and loving.
"His personality was infectious, he could make you laugh and knew how to have fun.
"He worked so incredibly hard and loved his career in catering.
"He poured his heart into his cooking and his menu creations; he was an inspirational leader and so proud of his teams over the last three decades and the careers of chefs he helped support.
"Ja was a real family man and loved us all dearly, he absolutely adored his fiancé Dee and was very much looking forward to his future with the love of his life.
"We would like to say thank you to all the friends, family and colleagues that have shared their kindness, love and fabulous memories; it means the world to us knowing that Ja was loved so much”
The driver of the lorry involved in the incident suffered serious injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101.