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“Sorry to hear of Paul's passing. Was classmate, but lost touch after High School.My prayers to family.Sfc Walt Scott (Ret) ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Walter Scott - Rutland, VT

“Being new to the area, I didn't have the privilege of knowing Paul. My husband, Ralph, had coffee and chats with him several times and said he was a...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Phyllis Gray - Rathbun, IA

“Wow. I am so saddened to learn this news. Oddly, I was just thinking about Paul and Cindy the other day, wondering where and how they were. I am so...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Nicole (Paquin) Ellis - Vinton, VA

“Cindy, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know you are in many peoples thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Demry - Centerville

“Oh paul, how I will miss the many mornings with coffee and cigeretts. I so enjoyed your stories. what a couple. we came to rathbun not knowing paul...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: connie shiltz - rathbun, IA

“Oh what a sad day it was for all of us left behind here without Paul. Rick and I so loved getting together with the two of you out at Mitch's farm or...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Vicky (Rick) Hults (Wilson) - IA

“Paul and I had many long talks and he was the guy that would tell you how it was. Loved him for that. Cindy and Paul are wonderful people and Paul...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Kovacevich - Rathbun, IA

“I want to extend my condolences to you Cindy at Paul's passing. We can be assured he is no longer in any pain and is at peace. I hope as the days...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Connie Sanders - Oskaloosa, IA


Paul Hill Jr., age 75 of Rathbun, Iowa passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at his home.

He was born in Rutland, Vermont on May 9, 1940 to Paul, Sr. and Edna (St. Onge) Hill. After graduating from high school, Paul served his country faithfully for six years in the United States Army.

Paul was united in marriage to Cindy Briggs on June 14, 1984 in Centerville, Iowa.

Before moving to Rathbun, Paul owned and operated a furniture refinishing business, as well as a small tire shop, east of Moravia.

Paul enjoyed many hobbies, including reading, hunting, fishing, and weekend rides to flea markets and garage sales with his wife, Cindy. He also enjoyed spending time with friends visiting and telling stories.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy Briggs of Rathbun, Iowa; two daughters, Kim and Alyssa; a son, Greg; one brother, Steve; two sisters, Lynn and Bonnie; and a host of other relatives; he will also be greatly missed by his adopted Iowa family and many friends.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents.

There are no scheduled services at this time. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date, along with a burial to follow at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter, Iowa. Memorials have been established to the family of Paul Hill Jr. and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com. Lange Funeral Home in Centerville has been entrusted with caring for the family.