Paul J. Hemphill

Paul J. Hemphill, 48, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2023, at his home.


Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2023, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at


Paul was born on April 18, 1975, in Iowa City, the son of Patricia Caffery.


He enjoyed fishing and eating.  Paul participated in the Special Olympics.  He loved celebrating every holiday and spending time with his family.


Paul is survived by his mother, Patricia; and two siblings, Tammy Sikes and her husband, Joe, and Mike Caffery.


He is preceded in death by his grandmother.