Eddy began his career in construction in the early 1970s prior to founding Beshears Construction, Inc. in 1984. He attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR, Westark Community College in Fort Smith, AR, and is a graduate of Greenwood High School. Eddy also served in the Arkansas Air National Guard. In his spare time, Eddy enjoys spending time with his grandkids, hunting, and fishing. Eddy has been on the Greenwood Education Foundation and the Arkansas-Oklahoma Regional Education and Promotion Association for several years.