Kenneth H. Moyer, a retired Social Security Administration administrative law judge, died of cancer May 29 at his Timonium home. He was 81.
Mr. Moyer began his SSA career in the Office of Hearing Appeals in 1955. He retired from the agency as an administrative judge in 1981.
Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pa., he earned his bachelor's degree from Lebanon Valley College. During World War II, he served with the Army Transportation Corps in Europe and the Pacific. He remained in the Army Reserve, attaining the rank of colonel.
He attended the University of Maryland Law School on the GI Bill, earning his law degree in 1952. He began his business career working in the claims department of several insurance companies before joining Social Security.
Services were May 31.
Mr. Moyer is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former Ruth Davies; a son, David S. Moyer of Darien, Conn.; and a sister, Margaretta Mae Muhleman of Camp Hill, Pa.