Philip K. Smith, 32, Syracuse, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
Phil was born on Oct. 19, 1984 in Lafayette, to James Andrew “Andy” Smith, who passed on Aug. 12, 2012, and his mother Michelle Marie (Martin) Madden.
He married Megan A. Jones on Sept. 15, 2014 in Goshen. Megan survives, as well as his daughter Madison Jane Stokes at home; mother Michelle Madden and husband Tim; grandmother P.J. Shupert; two brothers: James A. (Traci) Smith Jr. and John T. (Autumn) Smith; also surviving are four nieces and two nephews, Shayle Mikle, Jamie Marie, Justin Bradley, Skyla Dawn, Trinity Cheryl Ray and John Thomas Jr.; and his in laws, Tim and Ginny Jones.
Phil worked as an electrician at Keystone R.V., Plant 1 in Goshen. He also worked construction and enjoyed building things, working with his hands and helping others anyway he could. He was very handy and could fix just about anything. He loved the outdoors and being around nature and also liked to do landscaping.
A gathering of family and friends for Phil will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 21 at Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St. Elkhart. Phil’s family prefers memorial be made to Ryan’s Place.