Eric Kelton battle with cancer fund

This is Eric, Carter and their son Spencer.

Eric is just about the best brother in law anyone could ask for. He's always there when you need him. He's always ready to give sage advice or drop everything and come help on a project. He would give you the shirt off of his back if needed.

Eric is brilliant. He's a computer programmer by trade, and has been working as a contractor for the DoD to help our military. But that's only one side of him. He knows so much about...well...everything, from computers to electrical to plumbing to automobiles to construction. You name it, he's done it and knows how to do it. He taught me everything I ever needed to know about how to choose the right steak. He passed on his knowledge about repairing cars, and we've worked many weekends on car projects together.

In other words, he's a really great guy.

He's also a really great guy who just found out he has cancer.

He had melanoma, a type of skin cancer, removed from his ear a couple years ago, with hopes that it wouldn't return. But it has returned, and it's pretty bad.

He has malignant melanoma to his brain. This means the cancer came back, and spread to his brain in 9 separate lesions that have been found, along with a tumor on his jaw/neck.

The brain tumors are inoperable. The current treatment plan is radiation.

We're trying to raise money for his medical expenses, as well as living expenses since him not working = no income.

Additionally, Carter and Spencer face an uncertain future, and if there's anything left over to help them on this continuing journey, it would be amazing.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Ned Barnhart 
Blue Springs, MO
Carter Kelton 
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