‘Boeta’ to be laid to rest

Leareil Simons (32), better known as Boeta

Leareil “Boeta” Simons, well-known spinning enthusiast, who died in a head-on collision on the Bothaville Road at around 13:00 on Sunday 3 March 2019, will be laid to rest on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at the Heather Hights Cemetery in Heidedal.

Simons’ death came as a shock to the Heidedal community as well as the larger motor sport industry in South Africa. He was widely known for his love for spinning.

A tribute spin show will be held this coming Friday at 18:00 at the Long Island in Heidedal where spinners from across South Africa are expected to gather in Simons’ honour.

Viewing of Simons’ body will start at 08:00 at his family home in 65 Hibiscus Street in Heidedal. The rest of the funeral arrangements are yet to be confirmed by his family. – Pierce van Heerden