Harry Theodore Mullings (Leadville)

Born: Wed., Apr. 7, 1926
Died: Fri., Apr. 12, 2019


Celebration of Life

10:00 AM Sat., Apr. 20, 2019
Location: Tennessee Pass Nordic Center at Ski Cooper


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Harry Theodore Mullings, 93, of Leadville, Colorado passed away on April 12, 2019 in Leadville. He was born April 7, 1926 in Alamosa, Colorado to George Thomas and Helen Emma (Hicks) Mullings. He graduated from High School in Alamosa and attended Adams State University. He married Audie Elizabeth Mullings on June 14, 1963 at the Old Church in Leadville.

Ted was a commercial artist for the Climax Molybdenum Company and the owner of The Little Cottage Art Gallery in Leadville. He was a member of the Ski Club in Climax, a member of the National Ski Patrol for 45 years, was active in the Chamber of Commerce, Heritage Museum, and the Arts Coalition, and served as a volunteer with Lake County Search and Rescue using horses to aid in searches. He competed in amateur rodeo circuit in bull riding, bareback riding and saddle bronc riding. He won money in all three venues. He competed in Ski Joring winning many events in Leadville, Frisco, Dillon and Vail. He loved to be outdoors, especially on his horses, loved to ski the powder and loved to create fine art.

Ted is survived by his daughter Roxanne (Ty) Hall of Leadville; sons Rick Mullings of Fort Worth, Texas, Tim Cunningham of Greeley, Colorado, and Willy Cunningham of Lander, Wyoming; youngest brother Jim Mullings of Raton, New Mexico; grandchildren Jessie Glodt of Sturgis, South Dakota, Audie Cunningham of Lander, Teddy Cunningham of Alamosa and Melinda Mullings of Fort Worth. He is preceded by his wife, brother Gene and several cousins including Verna Mae Martin.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Tennessee Pass Nordic Center at Ski Cooper.

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Norma Jean Wilson
   Posted Wed April 17, 2019
My sympathy to Ted's family. He was part of my life, from childhood to adulthood. I am so glad that so much of his artwork is in homes of people who knew and loved him.

Carol L Schutte
   Posted Wed April 17, 2019
Your dad was wonderful man. He was so talented. God bless you all at this time. Remember all the good memories. Love David and Carol Schutte

Steve Everitt
   Posted Wed April 17, 2019
He will be truly missed. I remember many a day in the powder with your dad. All our love,and prayers.
Steve & Phyllis Everitt

Dick and Anne Dougherty
   Posted Thu April 18, 2019
We extend our sympathy to all Ted's family. It has been a pleasure and privilege to have Ted as a dear friend for over 40 years. We have many memories of Ted in Patrol HQ doing drawings while waiting for a call and skiing the trees and powder. Also a trip to Swedish ER after Ted had fallen from his horse and the incredulous nurse recording his rodeo injuries which Ted listed in his slow, quiet way.

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