Obituary: Trevor Corbett Hoskins


Trevor Corbett Hoskins

October 8, 1934 – January 20, 2023


Trevor Corbett Hoskins, age 88, died January 20 in Bellingham. Trevor was born and educated in England. Following service in the Royal Air Force, in 1956 he began a career in advertising, public affairs and public relations. He was also involved with Formula 1 racing and worked closely with Mario Andretti, who won the world F1 championship in 1978. 

Trevor worked with British, American, and Japanese companies and travelled extensively. He was transferred to the USA in 1975 and became a US citizen in 1981. In 1988, he retired as senior vice president of public affairs for Bridgestone/Firestone. He was a successful long-distance runner, running 50,000 miles in 45 countries, including marathons. He also enjoyed tennis, rugby, cricket, golf, and boating. 

He is survived by his much-loved wife Judy; his son Mathew (Brooke); his sister Stephanie (Jim); and stepsons Jay (Jennie), Tim (Michelle), and Kevin; as well as several grandsons and granddaughters. 

There will be no services. Memorial gifts can be made to Whatcom Hospice and Hospice House.