Brother of Charles Joseph Stone.
In 1961, he sold his residual rights of "Gunsmoke" (1955) to CBS for $100,000.
Inducted (as a cast member of "Gunsmoke" (1955)) into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1981.
Was at one time a singer with Harry James and His Orchestra.
Wife Jane Garrison: b. 23 November 1912, Hutchinson, Kansas, USA; d. 20 October 2002, Rancho Santa Fe, California, USA.