The entertainment industry was shocked by the death of actor James Avery on December 31, 2013.
The 68-year-old actor, best known as Uncle Phil from the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” was suffering from several serious medical issues at the time of his death.
While his official cause of death is listed as cardiorespiratory arrest, which means his heart stopped; Avery was also battling type-2 diabetes, dealing with end-stage kidney disease and had suffered from sever coronary heart disease.
As we know, Avery died at a Glendale, CA hospital after undergoing a bypass surgery from a heart attack seven weeks prior.
He was cremated and his remains were scattered at sea off the coast of Los Angeles.