Proctor, a Belton cowboy, was born on August 18, 1951. He went from high school to amateur rodeos and got his PRCA card in 1972, working the bareback and bull riding. He won the Belton PRCA All Around Championship and the Governor’s Trophy in Austin.
Ronnie placed at or won many of the major rodeos across the U.S. and Canada and was in and out of thePRCA standing in 1974 and 1975. He joins his father, the late Cotton Proctor, who was a 1975 inductee into the Central Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame, which is now the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame.