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 William Letcher “Bill Ring” Ringenberg

William Letcher “Bill Ring” Ringenberg

Birth
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 15 Sep 1991 (aged 77)
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 14567051 · View Source
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Radio/TV Announcer. Born as William Letcher Ringenberg. Bill Ring was a part of TV's California Hayride in Richmond, California with hosts Cal Smith and Hank Cochran. He later became a vital part of Korn's-a-Krack'n radio show on KWTO in Springfield, Missouri and the nationally syndicated ABC-TV program, The Ozark Jubilee, hosted by Red Foley which had a weekly viewing audience of 25 million people. He also worked as an announcer for WMAQ in Chicago, Illinois. In the latter years at KWTO, his regular morning show was known as "Ring Around the Ozarks". He coined the popular phrase, "If you're too busy to go fish'n...you're TOO BUSY!" (bio by J. D. McConnell)


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  • Created by: J. D. McConnell
  • Added: 11 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14567051
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Letcher “Bill Ring” Ringenberg (1 Dec 1913–15 Sep 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14567051, citing Rivermonte Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by J. D. McConnell (contributor 46797545) .