Johan "John" Arzbach(1945 - 2013)

Johan "John" Arzbach


Johan "John" Arzbach, 67, of Greenville, loving husband of Tineke deNeef Arzbach, died May 4, 2013.

Born in Schiedam, The Netherlands, he was a son of the late Jan and Alberta Arzbach.

John received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering in Sydney Australia, and retired from Ingersoll Rand.

In addition to his wife of 41 years, he is survived by his daughter, Debbie Garcia, her husband Dan, and their children, Erika, Brianna, Kevin, Michelle, and Katherine, all of Greenville; his son, Ralph Arzbach and his wife, Jillian, and their dog, Finley, of Charleston; his twin sister, Ria Wille; his brother, Ton Arzbach, both of Australia; and his horse, Walker.

Family and friends will gather at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2013 to celebrate his life by sharing memories and lunch.

Memorials may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation, 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive #B8, Greenville, SC 29607; or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolences may be made to the family by visiting

Funeral Home

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home Southeast Chapel
1604 Ne Main St Simpsonville, SC 29681
(864) 688-1600

Published in The Greenville News on May 7, 2013