After Alfonso Ribeiro confirmed the heartbreaking news that co-star James Avery had passed away on Twitter, the Fresh Prince took to Facebook to pay his respects to Uncle Phil. Will Smith posted an intimate personal photo of the cast on his official page, adding a compelling and compassionate caption to accompany the picture. According to the description, Will the holds on to the moment as “the last time we were together.”  True fans of the culturally significant sitcom may become teary-eyed after reading the actor’s sentimental tribute.

Read the transcribed message below:
"Some of my greatest lessons in Acting, Living and being a respectable human being came through James Avery. Every young man needs an Uncle Phil. Rest in Peace."