Funeral services for Mr. Bly will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 6 at Hunter Funeral Home with Spencer Anderson and William Phillips officiating. Visitation will be 10 a.m. till service time on Thursday. Interment at the Bates Cemetery.
Mr. Bly, 55, of Carthage, died Tuesday morning, March 4, 2014 at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage. David was the son of the late Odell and Bunie Bates Bly.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Ruth Powell Bly of Carthage; children, Brandon Ray Powell of Carthage, Chris Ray (Maria) Bly of Gallatin, Terry Paul (Mandy) Bly of Lebanon, Kenny Wayne Bly of Smithville, Kevin Matthew (Elizabeth) Bly of Alexandria; stepson, Samuel Jackson Forrester of Carthage; 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson; brother, Ricky Bly of Liberty; sister, Shirley (David) Ray of Alexandria; nieces and nephews.