Highlands grieving for loyal servant
Posted: 6 July 2018 Time: 09:08
Highlands Park have released the funeral details for long-serving team doctor Godfrey Sankubele Dire.
Dr Dire, who passed away at the age of 62, had been with the 2017/18 National First Division champions on their journey from the third tier to the Absa Premiership.
His funeral is on Saturday at St Peters Anglican Church in Katlehong and he will be laid to rest at Fourways Cemetery in Johannesburg.
Highlands said on Twitter: 'Death Strike At The Lions Den!
'The lions have been dealt with a big blow with the passing of Dr Dire, a man who served as the lions' team doctor since the team's promotion from the Vodacom league to NFD and PSL.
'Mr Dire passed on at the beginning of this week. The club wishes to express it's deepest & most heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, relatives & friends of Mr Dire & also to the fans of Highlandspark FC
'The funeral will be this Saturday from 08:00am to 11:00am at Church
and leave for the fourways cemetery.
'Details of the funeral are as follows:
'SATURDAY: 07 July 2018
41 Columbus str East Village, Sunward Park, Boksburg
'Church Address: Funeral Service Venue
'ST Peters Anglican Church
2085 Kgotso Street
'May his soul rest in eternal peace.'