Courtland Robert Lloyd Day, a member of Walpole Island First Nation, died suddenly at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance in Chatham on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the age of 40.

Courtland is the beloved son of Donna Louise Isaac Day and Lloyd William ‘Crocket’ Day Jr. He will be deeply missed by his son Porter Logan Smith-Day and Porter’s mother Jenna Smith. Dear grandson of Donald & Jean Isaac, Lloyd & Rita Day and Archie & Benita ‘Una’ Day. Courtland was a graduate with a degree in social services and worked with the youth in his community.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the HAYCOCK-CAVANAGH FUNERAL HOME, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg from 7-9 PM Friday for extended family and 7-9 PM on Saturday for the public. The funeral will be held at the Walpole Island Sports Complex on Sunday, October 8 at 2 PM.

If desired, donations to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church on Walpole Island may be left with the funeral home 519.627.3231. Interment to follow at Highbanks Cemetery. Online tributes may be left at


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