Lively died of cardiac complications in Los Angeles on June 3, his representative, Julie Smith, confirmed to USA Today.
Lively Sr. had more than 100 acting credits to his name, including roles in TV shows “The Waltons,” “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “The X-Files” and “That ’70s Show.”
“Traveling Pants” co-star Amber Tamblyn also paid tribute on Instagram.
Writing in her Instagram stories, she said: “Rest In Peace, our dear wonderful Sisterhood set papa: Ernie Lively. What a funny, kind, generous soul. You will be missed but never forgotten. We love you. @blakelively I love you my sister.”