Philbert Ray Smith, 56, of Nahunta, passed away March 11, 2017, at Satilla Hospice in Waycross.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Chapman Funeral Chapel.

Phil was born March 17, 1960, in Brunswick, to Raymond D. and Beverly Jean Smith. He was a 1979 graduate of Brantley County High School, and was a master mechanic, having previously been employed by Auto Tech of Brunswick.

Survivors include his parents, Raymond D. and Beverly J. Smith of Nahunta; a son, Benjamin Ray Smith (Brittney), of Brunswick; a brother, Michael T. Smith (Peggy) of Waycross; two grandchildren, Konner Kadar and Kyler Smith; two nieces, Teriann Arnold and Johni Diane Rhoden; and several cousins.

Chapman Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.