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John Singleton to be laid to rest at private service Monday

AP  |  Los Angeles 

A for John says the will be laid to rest a small, private ceremony on Monday in

The says Singleton's family is planning a public memorial for a later date. No further details were released.

The "Boyz N the Hood" died Monday at age 51, days after suffering a stroke. became the youngest best nominee for the film. He was also nominated for writing its screenplay.

went on to direct numerous other films, including "Poetic Justice" and an installment in the "Fast and Furious" franchise, as well as several television episodes.

The director has been praised by contemporaries for blazing a trail for black filmmakers.

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First Published: Sat, May 04 2019. 20:25 IST