HAMPTON - John T. Armstrong Sr. quietly passed away in his home Saturday, July 21, 2001. He leaves to mourn, Louise K. Armstrong, his wife of 54 years; eight children; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He retired from Newport News Shipyard as a rigger (54 years) and gang leader. He also played as an outfielder with the N. N. Shipyard League and Newsome Park Dodgers. A funeral service will be held at noon today at the Gospel Spreading Church of God, 20th Street and Jefferson Avenue. Family and friends will assemble at 11 a.m. today at 1123 Gatling Dr. Arrangements are by 0. H. Smith and Son Funeral Home.