Ronnie Mays was born in Dallas Texas and grew up in Karnack, Tx by Caddo Lake. He stared singing in the choir when he was 5 years old and quickly became the song leader. He started singing in his first gospel group at 12. He has sung with the likes of Willie Hutch, Lee Roy McCoy, Fred Lynch and Charles McCoy. For years he sang in colleges, high schools and churches with many different groups (like the Silver Serenaders) from the 1950's until today. Ronnie sings every Tuesday in Dallas at Smokey John's Bar-b-que and has a ministry to the homeless called Soup, Soap and Salvation that meets every 2nd Saturday near Fair Park.
He's a member of First Baptist Church in Dallas but can be heard singing in many churches in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.