Willard Scott, the weatherman for NBC's Today Show, wished happy birthday Wednesday to an Idaho man who would have been 109 - if he hadn't died last week. Preston A. Johnson, who was the country's oldest member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and was believed to be the oldest man in Idaho, died Jan. 25 at the Pinewood Care Center in Coeur d'Alene. Scott was on his way to Alexandria, La., Wednesday and could not be reached for comment. However, his New York secretary, Nancy Fields, said Scott was obviously unaware Johnson had died. "Oh my goodness," Fields said. "We didn't know. Nobody called to tell us that. As a matter of fact, somebody called us from some other state because they thought he (Johnson) might be his long lost brother." Johnson had lived at the home for the past five years after breaking several ribs while returning from an evening of dancing at the Eagles lodge. He settled in the Idaho Panhandle in 1924.