Steve Leonard, Richmond's 'Mr. Beach,' Dies At 62
June 16, 2016 at 4:03 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of RICHMOND Beach Music radio personality RONALD STEPHEN WATERS, known on the air as STEVE "MR. BEACH" LEONARD, who died over the weekend at his home in SOUTH RICHMOND at 62. The RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH reports that LEONARD was found at his home after failing to show up for his SATURDAY shift at COLONIAL BROADCASTING CO. Full Service WFLO-F/FARMVILLE, VA.
After working at stations in small markets in VIRGINIA and NORTH CAROLINA, LEONARD joined WHAP-A/HOPEWELL-RICHMOND (as "RON WATERS") and then added work at WGOE-A, where he adopted the STEVE LEONARD air name. He later worked at WTVR, WMXB, and WZEZ in RiCHMOND; he most recently hosted a SATURDAY evening Beach Music show on WFLO-F.