Daughters,Jane Harriet,d.'97, Cynthia, Sally and son John Lachlan "Locky".
In his westerns, his horse was named Rebel.
Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1957, the Alabama Sports H of F 1969, The Rose Bowl H of F 2000, The State of AL Stage & Screen H of F 2004, World Gunspinning H of F 2003, The Golden Boot Award 2004, the Oklahoma Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's H of F 2008.
Interred at Forest Lawn (Glendale), Glendale, California, USA, in the Court of Freedom, Columbarium of Heavenly Peace.
There is a film festival every year in his honor in Dothan, Alabama.