Lively, who's from Baltimore, Maryland, was besieged with his wife and five children when he died, based on ET.
He and wife Elaine Lively had two kids together -- Blake and Eric -- and he embraced her three kids from a pervious marriage, Lori, Robyn and Jason.
He played the father of Bridget Vreeland, Blake Lively's role in"Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants."
Lively suffered a heart attack in 2003, also has been treated with stem-cell treatment in November 2013 as a part of an experimental retrograde receptor process at University of Utah, based on Salt Lake Tribune.
Lively is survived by his spouse, kids, nine grandchildren and sister, Judith.