Ronnie was born in Anadarko, OK to Oscar B. and LuStella (Turney) Waters. He was Director of Human Resources for Kerr McGee. Ronnie coached little league football at the Northside All Sports Association. He traveled internationally. Ronnie volunteered for the prison ministry for the United Methodist Church and was a member of Church of the Servant where he took Bible studies. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Jean Waters of 55 years; 2 sons, Randy Waters and his wife Michelle and Kevin Waters; his sister Judy Gunter; nephew Cade Gunter; niece Kristin and her husband Tim Haber; grandchildren, Christopher Waters, Meagan and her husband Nick Shaver, Houston, Danielle and Samantha Waters; 2 great granddaughters, Maddi and Hailey. Visitation will be Sunday July 3, 2016 from 1-5 p.m. at Buchanan Funeral Service. Services to celebrate his life will be 2 p.m. Wednesday July 6, 2016 in the Chapel of the Cross at Church of the Servant.