About Bobby

Lilith, Dylan, and Bobby

Bobby Hurst and his wife, Lilith, are proud long-term residents of District 5. They are blessed with a five year old son Dylan. There are three other children in their family; Katie and Chris reside in Fayetteville and Michael in New Mexico.

Bobby is a graduate of Terry Sanford High School and Elon University (BA in Business Administration). Bobby is the Vice President and Sales Manager of Hurst Annaho Supply Company. Bobby possesses the educational background and the business experience needed to lead our city forward.

Bobby has devoted himself not only to his family and business but also to our community. He has generously donated his practical leadership and 37-years of managerial experience to support many local organizations. His volunteerism includes serving as the Community Liaison for Operation Ceasefire, a local initiative of the federal Project Safe Neighborhoods program, Chairman of Fayetteville Beautiful and Chairman of the Appointment Committee for Boards and Commissions. It is important to Bobby that Fayetteville is safe, clean, and an enjoyable place for residents to live and thrive.


Local leaders are quick to recognize Bobby’s knowledge of our local and regional business environment. He had served as the Economic Development Vice-Chairman for the Fayetteville Regional Chamber of Commerce and Government Relations Chairman of the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. He had served as the Liaison to the Public Works Commission. His valued leadership was acknowledged publicly when he was appointed to the Fayetteville City Council in 2000 after the passing of long-time Mayor J. L. Dawkins. Bobby has served since 2007 and seeks a fourth term.

Faith has been a constant theme in Bobby’s life. It has shaped his honorable character and instilled a strong commitment to integrity and family values. He presided over the Men’s Ministry at Northwood Temple Church for six years and served as Senior Commander of the Royal Rangers for 17 years.

Former Mayor Bill Hurley, Julie Donahue, Bobby Hurst and Mayor Tony Chavonne - Presentation of Fayetteville Beautiful Adopt-A-Pot Certificate

Bobby has the qualities needed for our City Council - commitment, strong character, and experience. He is also grounded in the community enabling him to recognize the needs and desires of the citizens and our neighborhoods. Bobby Hurst is committed to making a better Fayetteville for our families and businesses – a better future for all of us.

Other boards where Bobby has served:
Central Christian Academy
Crown Coliseum Civic Commission
Dance Theater of Fayetteville
Foundation Director for Methodist University
PWC Advisory Group


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Bobby Hurst For City Council
2010 Whisper Lane
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(910) 481-0900