‘Fresh Prince’ Cast Reunites For James Avery’s Memorial
The cast of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” came together to say an emotional farewell to James Avery.
Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton), Karyn Parsons (Hilary), Tatyana Ali (Ashley), Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey) and Daphne Maxwell Reid (Aunt Viv) reunited for a special memorial for Avery on Saturday, January 11th. Ribeiro posted a photo of the cast, minus Will Smith, with Avery’s wife, Barbara.
“We said goodbye to the amazing James Avery last night. I was honored to host the memorial for Barbara Avery. It was a wonderful tribute and celebration of his life. He will be deeply missed”, Alfonso wrote.
“Such a tough, emotional weekend. Here’s a couple more photos from James Avery’s memorial service on Saturday. Joseph, Karyn & myself and Alfonso Jr. with his Aunt Tatyana & Aunt Karyn.”
Avery, who played Uncle Phil on the 90s sitcom, passed away on December 31st from complications following open heart surgery. He was 68 years old.