Chuck Connors is buried in San Fernando Mission Cemetery, a Catholic cemetery located in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Mission Hills. He died at age 71 from pneumonia and lung cancer. Among other celebrities interred there are Bob Hope and his wife Delores, Ed Begley, William Frawley and Jane Wyatt.
A former professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics and baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago Cubs, most people remember Connors for his role as Lucas McCain in "The Rifleman," an ABC television western that ran from 1958 to 1963. His tombstone bears the logos of the Dodgers, Cubs and Celtics, as well as a photo of himself as McCain.