Dale Dean Glendening Jr., 72, of Decatur, Georgia died Dec. 27, 2018. Born in Bremer, Germany, Dale is preceded death by his parents Dale Dean Glendening Sr. and Luella Nordan Glendening of Fayetteville, N.C., and his sister Carolyn Sue Holcombe of Greenville, S.C. He is survived by his Life Partner of 25 years, Robert William Gray of Decatur, G.A.; a brother, Jeffrey Douglass Glendening, of Fayetteville, N.C. Dale graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mathematics and Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degrees from Wake Forest University. He served Honorably as an officer in the United States Army. Dale entered private practice as an Attorney. He was a member of the Florida and North Carolina State Bars. Later in his career, he was appointed as an Administrative Law Judge. His service in this capacity took him to Montana and later to Georgia. On his last assignment, he was an Administrative Law Judge with the Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review assigned to the North Atlanta region in Georgia. He was elected to and served several terms on the National Board of Association of Administrative Law Judges. In his role as the National Grievance Chair for the judges, he helped judges who were located all over the country. He also traveled extensively as a member of the judges’ national bargaining team. He was a crucial participant on this specialized team that worked on a judges’ contract which protects judicial independence and quality of service. Dale, co-authored with Judge Jeffrey S. Wolfee, and published a paper entitled “Through the Disability Looking Glass: A Considered Response to Professor Pashler’s Wild Social Security Hare”. Surviving in addition to his brother & life partner, is Sister-in-Law, Sue Glendening of Fayetteville N.C.; three nieces, Stephanie Quinn Bowen of Brooklyn, N.Y., Adrienne Sue Smith of Charlotte, N.C., Tina Nicole Norris-Main of Charlotte, N.C.; two nephews, Timothy Shawn Bowen of Marietta, G.A. and Patrick James Bowen of Greenville, S.C