Ronnie was born in Phoenix, Arizona as one of fourteen children and moved to West Texas at an early age. He grew up on a dairy in Muleshoe, Texas before moving to Central Texas. Ronnie graduated from Dublin High School in 1995 and continued to work on the family dairy before going to college. He attended Ranger Jr. College before completing Mortuary School in 1999. He worked in the funeral business in the Dallas area before moving to Coryell County in 2003, joining the staff at Scott's Funeral Home in Gatesville. He is involved in the First Baptist Church of Gatesville serving as Choir President, Past R.A. Director and various other roles. Ronnie is also a member of the Exchange Club of Gatesville where he served as secretary and served two terms president. He has also served on the Gatesville Boys and Girls Club Advisory Board for 6 years. Most recently he was elected to the City Council in Gatesville. He is a co-owner of Scott's Funeral Home in Gatesville, since 2007. Since the opening of Scott's Funeral Home in Copperas Cove he has joined the morning Exchange Club in Copperas Cove is currently enrolled in the Citizen Police Academy in Copperas Cove.