Death notice: Basil C. Johnson Sr.

Word has been received of the death of Basil C. Johnson Sr., 96, of Bloomingdale, on Thursday, Sept., 2020.

Calling hours are tentatively set to take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake on Friday, Sept. 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. A funeral service will immediately follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Harold Clark officiating. Due to the extenuating circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, Basil’s family understands that it may make it difficult for some to attend calling hours and funeral services. For those unable to attend, the funeral service will be webcast on Fortune-Keough Funeral Home’s Facebook page at 6 p.m. Burial take place at Brookside Cemetery in Bloomingdale.

A complete obituary will be available on Monday.