Ryan was born January 11, 1983 in Kansas City, Missouri to Ashley S. and Sherry (Walsworth) Prince. He grew up in Adrian, Missouri and was a 2001 graduate of Adrian High School. On May 30, 2015 he was married to Nicole Stoneman. He was an auto mechanic; recently he had been working at Outlaw Harley Davidson in Blue Springs, Missouri.
Ryan was preceded in death by his father, Ashley. He is survived by his wife, Nicole of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; two daughters Cameron Prince and Carson Prince of the home; stepson, Caden Stamper of the home; mother Sherry and stepdad, Rod Newkirk of Adrian, Missouri; two brothers, Robby Newkirk of Adrian, Missouri and Rod Newkirk II of Raymore, Missouri; two sisters, Angie Reed of Sarasota, Florida and Tracy Dodd of Cameron, Missouri; Paternal grandparents Jack and Christine Prince of Nebo, North Carolina.