Philip A. Smith, 54


Philip A. Smith, 54, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Friday, June 6, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. He was a roofing contractor for 25 years and owned Philip Smith Roofing in Selbyville. He was a life member and past chief of the Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Selbyville, and a member of the Selbyville Elks Lodge and the Roxana Moose Lodge. He loved baseball and was an avid Yankees fan.

Smith was preceded in death by his father, George F. Smith Jr.; and his sister, Lana Rae Williams. He is survived by his mother, Alice Lee Jones Smith of Selbyville; a brother, G. Frank Smith III and his fiancée, Renee Keen, of Selbyville; three nephews, Dr. Sean Williams, Nathan and Brian Smith; and his faithful dog, Zeno.

Funeral services were scheduled for Wednesday, June 11, 2008, with interment in Redmen’s Cemetery, Selbyville. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 88, Selbyville, DE 19975.