Courtland N. McPherson
CRANSTON - Courtland N. McPherson, 62 of Cranston, and formerly of South Kingstown, passed away peacefully at Rhode Island Hospital Friday night.
Courtland was a dedicated Capitol Police officer for 27 years, retiring this past June. Courtland was a stoic man, but below his large exterior was a gentle giant with a love for life and a heart of gold.
Courtland was a proud father of three, Jennifer McPherson Clarke, daughter; Courtland G. McPherson; son, and Kevin McPherson, son. He is also survived by his companion Linda S. Fox and two grandsons Sean and Cayden Clarke.
A celebration of life will be held Thursday October 25th at 11 AM at the Avery-Storti Funeral Home, 88 Columbia Street, Wakefield. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday October 24th from 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Looking Upwards, P.O. Box 838 Portsmouth, RI 02871 on behalf of Cayden and Sean or Insight Blind Rehabilitation 43 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick RI 02888.
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