MORAGNTON Professor Emeritus Dr. John C. Schug, 83, died Thursday, May 23, 2019. He was born March 31, 1936. Dr. Schug was an active member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. He taught chemistry at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA., for 37 years. John was an excellent horseman and enjoyed mounted fox hunting and dressage. He played bridge with the American Contract Bridge League and was a writer, poet and artist. Survivors include his wife, Nina Schug; two sons; two daughters; six grandsons; a stepgranddaughter; a stepgreat-granddaughter; two sisters; a twin brother; and many loved family members. A Funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 15, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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