Richard “Sonny” Blye, Jr.

Published 7:00 am Tuesday, December 13, 2016


Funeral services for Rev. Richard “Sonny” Blye, Jr., age 70, of Carriere, Miss., who passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016, will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Central Baptist Church.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at Central Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Union Baptist Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.
Bro. Billy Galloway will officiate the service, assisted by Rev. Buddy Sheriff.
A native of  Logtown, Miss., he was a Pastor at several churches in Pearl River County and an auto mechanic. Sonny was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend, who will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. He was an avid deer hunter and a member of Central Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard Lee Blye, Sr. and Tommy Lou  Scott Gerber; his son, Jamie Trevor Blye; and his brother, Albert Gerber.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 48 years, Brenda Watkins Blye; his sons, Ricky (Angela) Blye and Scott  Blye; 3 grandchildren, Scott Tyler Blye, Benjamin Trevor Blye, and John Eugene Blye; and 2 great-grandchildren, Leland Griffin and Memphis Lane Blye.

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