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Mount Sinai Obituaries and Services » Melvin Bly
July 4, 2014
Bly, Melvin J.
Melvin J. Bly (Mel), 84 of Los Angeles, died unexpectedly on July 4th. Mel was well known and highly regarded in the Hollywood music industry for many years as an executive, leading up to his position as
President of Warner Bros. Music.
He was born in St. Louis, MO on July 18th, 1929 to the late Betty and Harry Bly. He was the oldest of 4 siblings, Joyce (deceased), Reine and
Stan. He graduated Cum Laude, from Washington University, St. Louis as the family was relocating to Los Angeles in the mid 50’s, where
Mel followed his dreams.
Mel leaves behind his wife Jackie, her children, Karla (Mark) Fraunfelder, their children Sabrina and Jane, Missy (Grant) Conway, their children, Lili, Joe and Sydney; and Mel’s daughter, Millie Bly.
His sister, Reine (Morrie) Waters, their sons, Brent Waters and Scott (Jade) Waters, their children Wesley and Kelsey. Mel also leaves behind his brother, Stan (Cheri) Bly and their son, Derek.
A memorial will be held August 24th at 11:30 a.m. at Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries Hollywood Hills
Mount Sinai Memorial Parks
and Mortuaries 800-600-0076