David Joe Mullican, Sr.

David Joe Mullican, Sr. went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 29, 2022 on his 93rd birthday.

David was born in Houston Texas to parents David Crockett Mullican and Mabel Louise Mullican on April 29, 1929.

He grew up in Houston Texas and graduated from Milby high school in 1946. It was in Houston that he met and married the love of his life Gwenola Johnson. They were married just shy of 63 years before her death in 2018.

Together they welcomed and raised three children, David Joe Jr., Paul Gregory and Kathleen Ann Mullican.

David was a carpenter by trade and there was nothing he could not build, but his love and specialty was in custom cabinetry. David Joe was the most loving husband, father, son and grandfather that anyone could have ever asked for. He loved many things but nothing, could compare to the love he had for his family. He especially loved being a grandfather and being called Ditto and Jetto.

He is preceded in death by his parents D.C. and Louise Mullican and his loving wife Gwenola Nell Mullican.

Left to cherish his loving memory are his son David J. Mullican Jr. and his daughter Siobhan, Paul Gregory Mullican his wife Heyam, and their daughters Mary, Renee and Sandy. And his daughter and her husband Kathleen and Dave Robins. His sister-in-law’s Billy Jean Risinger and Wanda Elaine Hausler; As well as many beloved nieces and nephews and A host of other family and friends.

Visitation will be held Saturday May 7, 2022 at Crowder Funeral Home, 1645 East Main Street, League City, Texas from 10:30am-11am with a Funeral Service to follow at 11am.  Graveside will be held Monday, May 9, 2022 at 1pm at Hopewell Cemetery in Normangee, Texas.

He will forever live in our hearts and in our souls.

In lieu of flowers The family ask that donations be made to The Houston Humane Society at houstonhumane.org in honor of his love for animals.

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  1. Kathleen, you have my condolences. I didn’t know your father but over the past 25 years or so I have come to know what a wonderful person you are and I can well imagine your father had a part in that. Laura and I are here for you and Dave if you need anything.

    Mike Williams

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