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“He brought alot of smiles to everyone and will be missed! ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Leann Welborn - High Point, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. I hope that God promise at 1Thessalonians 4:13,14 bring you comfort and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Lincoln - Garner

“He will surely be miss out prayers are to all the family. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Henry Moore - Seagrove, NC

“Its been one month today since the accident that took dads life. Im not sure I could have made it if not for his friends and our family. I want to...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Paulie Eder - Springville, NY

“I worked with Ken numerous times on derailments with Norfolk Southern Railroad in Raleigh.I always considered him a good friend and was saddened to...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Buck Reed - Cedar Mountain, NC

“Ken will be a great loss to us all.I will miss our talks at the Threshers show and auction in Denton,NC. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Robert Castleberry - Sanford, NC

“Ken will be a great loss to us all.I will miss our talks at the Threshers show and auction in Denton,NC. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Robert Castleberry - Sanford, NC

“sorry to hear about Ken you are in my prayer Ken was a good friend ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: jerry sloan sloans machine shop - NC

“So sorry to hear abut Ken. I wish the best for the Family. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Jack Hussey - Zephyrhills Fl., FL

Carthage, NC

Kenneth Martin Eder, age 65 of Carthage died Saturday, December 15, 2018 unexpectedly in an accident while working at the Norfolk-Southern Railroad
site in Spencer, NC.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday in the International Harvesters
Building at Ederville. The family will receive friends at Fry & Prickett
Funeral Home on Wednesday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM and other times at the home.

A native of Erie County NY he was a son of the late Martin Joseph and Mary
Ann Schmitz Eder. Ken owned and operated Mideast Railroad Service. He was a
collector of trains and tractors, and every year in November he and his
wife Patti would host the 100+ Years of Progress show. This annual event
grew very quickly over the years and thousands of people would come from
all over the country to see Ken's unique collections. He would have
demonstrations of old steam engines, tractor pulls and an annual antique
auction. Men, women, families and children of all ages would be fascinated
by all that Ken did.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Patti Taylor Eder; sons Kenny Eder,
Kevin Eder, Paul Eder all of NY; step daughters Amanda May of Carthage,
Rhonda May of Carthage and Kristy Taylor of Lillington; brothers Robert
Eder and wife Barb of NY, Mike Eder and wife Sherri of Carthage, Joe Eder
and wife Karla of NY; eight grandchildren.

In memory of Ken memorials may be made to: Ronald McDonald House at

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage is serving the Eder family.