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Family tribute to father whose ‘smile would light up any room’

Paul Williams

The family of a man who died in a collision in Bronwylfa, Wrexham have paid tribute to him.

Paul Williams was 43 and lived in the Penycae area of Wrexham.

His devastated family have paid the following tribute to him:

“Paul was a real character, full of life, fun, loving, very popular and his smile would light up any room,” they said.

“He was a devoted daddy of Macey, 10, and Ezme, 4. They loved spending time together, having fun, going on trips and adventures.

“He was a loving son of Liz and (the late) Phillip Vaughan Williams, little brother of Lee, loved brother-in-law of Joanne and “Naughty Uncle Paul” of Evan, Huw and Cadi.

“He enjoyed tinkering with motorbikes, cars and Volkswagen campervans at his friends’ garage, he loved going on holiday, eating out and socialising.

“He was great company, had lots of friends who loved him and will miss him dearly.

“Paul was taken from us so tragically. No words can describe the pain of losing him.

“We are completely devastated and heartbroken by his sudden loss. He will be truly missed by all of us.

“May you now rest in peace. Nos da cariad, love you always, from all of your loving family.”

At 7.30am on Saturday, June 22nd, emergency services responded to a report of a single vehicle collision involving a silver Audi S3 in the Bronwylfa area, between Rhos and Coedpoeth.

Despite the efforts of the emergency services, Paul was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Donna Vernon said: “Our deepest condolences remain with Paul’s family and friends at this incredibly sad and difficult time.

“We are continuing to appeal for any information regarding this collision.

“Anyone who was in the Bronwylfa area in the early hours of the morning on Saturday June 22nd and witnessed the collision, or the events leading up to it, or anyone who might have dashcam footage, is asked to contact us as soon as possible.

“You can contact us via our website, or by calling 101, quoting reference number 24000550049.”