Hearbert Locklear was born in Laurinburg, NC in 1963, and raised in Robeson County, half way between Pembroke and Red Springs in a community like Archer Lodge. He moved to Archer Lodge in 2001. Hearbert has a BS in Math and a BS in Civil Engineering and has been employed with NCDOT since 1993 in bridge design.
Being an active member of the Archer Lodge Community Center, Hearbert has been active in the baseball/softball program since 2012, and has performed many other duties based on the needs of the program and community center. In 2017, Hearbert was elected to the Board of Directors for the Archer Lodge Community Center.
Hearbert and his family attend Wendell Baptist Church in Wendell, NC. He and his wife, Susan, have three children Caleb, Katie and Saige.