Published on the September 15, 2017 edition.

WAKEFIELD — Horace Seldon lived an impactful life.

He passed away with his family at his home in Wakefield on August 17. He was more than 93 years 9 months old, born November 1, 1923.

A celebration of his life will be held in conjunction with the Women’s March of Courage to honor his beliefs.

The celebration will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 3 p.m., at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 138 Tremont St., Boston.

His family encourages you to visit to learn more about the Women’s March of Courage, the memorial service, and to read about this inspirational man whose work to end racism, ensure equal rights and bring people into community changed the lives of thousands.

He enjoyed the love of many, many “children.” He is survived by two sons, Dave (Debbie) of Nashville, TN; and Gary (shel Ball) of Greenfield, MA; niece Nancy (Wick) Hoffman of Atkinson, NH; grandchildren Emily (John) Seward of Wakefield, MA; Michael Worthley-Seldon of Nashville, TN; Corey Ann (Baubak Askari) of Dallas, TX; Aaron (Mallory Gregg) of Nashville, TN; and great-grandchildren Emma and Owen Seward of Wakefield, MA.

He was preceded in death by parents Newman and Alice; wife Sylvia Lushbough; siblings Beatrice (late Arthur) Jenkins, Lucile (late Clifford) Cusson, Foss and Richard.