An Athens, Tennessee radio icon passed away Tuesday morning.
Hayward Armstrong, a radio personality at WJSQ/WLAR, passed away around 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Armstrong has been a fixture at WJSQ for more than 50 years, and was still broadcasting just days before he passed.
The station says Armstrong did his last broadcast November 5 and was hospitalized later that day. They say his health deteriorated quickly and he passed away at Athens Regional Medical Center a week later.