Mr. Kenneth Blanchard Tedder, 67, of Lillington passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Universal Healthcare in Lillington. He was born in Sampson County, the son of the late Leo Blanchard and Mary Kathleen “Kat” Baker Tedder. Kenneth was preceded in death by sisters, Cathy Custer and Karen Clark.

Kenneth is survived by a brother, Thomas “Jiggs” Tedder and wife, Brenda of Lillington; sisters, Patricia Zulauf and husband, Sam of Spring Lake and Susan Dickens of Spring Lake and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, January 13, 2017 at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. and Mrs. Roy McLamb officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.