Bret D. Eddy, 61, passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 14, at Reid Hospital in Richmond, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. A lifelong resident of Connersville, Bret was born on October 1, 1961 to Betty and the late George W. Eddy Jr. After graduating from Connersville High School in 1979, he enlisted in the United States Army specializing in various mechanical fields, and had high honors in sharp shooting. He spent a large part of his service time stationed in Germany. He finished his military career with the Indiana National Guard in 1985. Bret enjoyed staying around the house, caring for his mother, spending time with family, cooking and making sure all his nieces and nephews got “goodie bags” for holidays and their birthdays.