Andrew Stephen Eldredge of Hickory, N.C., died of natural causes on Aug. 19, 2017. He was born April 30, 1979, in Lewis and Clark, Mont., the son of Stephen Reed Eldredge and Yoshie Akimoto Eldredge.
Andrew graduated from Wilton (CT) High School in June 1997. He served two years as a full-time missionary in the Mexico Tijuana Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He graduated with a BA in English from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah; served for 10 years in the U.S. Army.