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John Taylor Haviland

Springdale, AR, 1951 - 2022

John Taylor Haviland, age 71, of Springdale, Ark., died on May 9, 2022, at his home. He was born on April 1, 1951, in Long Beach, Calif., to William Joseph Haviland and Jacqueline Neeson Haviland. John served in the United States Navy from 1977 until 1981. While serving in the Navy, he met Sarah Izett. They were married on January 19, 1979, in Fayetteville, Ark. He began working for Tyson Foods as a trailer mechanic. John was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Springdale and the American Legion Post 139 in Springdale. He was a very accomplished woodworker, who filled his home and his daughter's home with furniture that he had made.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Jacqueline Haviland.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah; daughter, Virginia Haviland of Farmington, Ark.; brother, Bill Haviland of Indiana; and sister, Barb Davis of Tennessee.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home in Fayetteville, Ark. To sign the online guestbook, please visit Arrangements are by Nelson-Berna Funeral Home in Fayetteville.

Published May 13, 2022

Nelson-Berna Funeral Home and Crematory
4520 North Crossover Road, P.O. Box 8982, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-521-5000