John H. Nazlian, 87, of Mulberry died Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1930, in Hartford, Conn. He was a member of the American Legion, Army veteran of the Korean War and was preceded in death by his life partner, Peggy Messick.

Cremation was under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith. There will be a private family burial at Mulberry City Cemetery.

He is survived by two daughters, Donna Sullivan of Mulberry and Laura Nazlian of South Windsor, Conn.; two sons, Robert Nazlian of Augusta, Maine, and Jim Nazlian of Hampton, Va.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.