40 Years of Service to Retirement

Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Hoskins with the Chillicothe Fire Department.

On April 1, 2019, Kevin Hoskins completed nearly 40 years of service to The Chillicothe Fire Department. Kevin Hoskins began his career with the city on September 17, 1979. During his 4 decades of service, Hoskins has held the ranks of emergency medical technician, paramedic, firefighter, lieutenant, captain, assistant emergency management director, and has held the position of assistant fire chief since April 1, 1986. He has overseen the modernization of the current ambulance service changing from basic life support to advanced life support, and has molded the lives of so many young recruits. He has taught numerous classes to many which has helped mold the future of the Chillicothe Fire Department, the emergency medical field and emergency services for decades to come. 

Kevin and his wife Kathleen are members of the Pleasant Grove Church. Kevin’s family includes: son Joshua and wife Jacy, Daughter Caitlin and husband Ben, Daughter Carlie and husband Adam. Daughter Stacey and husband Kyle. Stepchildren Stoney and wife Crystal, Matthew and Alex and wife Katie, 16 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren. 6 Brothers, 6 sisters, and several nieces and nephews.

Over Kevin’s four decades of service he has helped change the future of the Chillicothe Fire Department and EMS services and we wish him and his family the best.