Services for Mervyn Dymally set for Oct. 17

Services will be held Oct. 17 for former state lieutenant governor and lawmaker Mervyn M. Dymally.

Dymally, who blazed trails for generations of African American officeholders, died Sunday at 86.

A viewing will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Holy Cross Mortuary, 5835 W. Slauson Ave., Culver City. The funeral will begin at the same location at 12:30 p.m.