Dog The Bounty Hunter Breaks Down As He Says Final Goodbye To Beth At Her Memorial Service
Beth Chapman, best known for starring on the reality television show “Dog The Bounty Hunter,” tragically passed away on June 26 at the age of 51 after a battle with lung cancer. Last Saturday, her family, friends, and fans said their goodbyes to Beth at a public memorial service in Aurora, Colorado.
During the service, Duane “Dog” Chapman broke down as he said an emotional eulogy for his beloved wife.
“She was our lion tamer,” Dog said as he began to cry. “She was so gorgeous. People would say that and she wouldn’t never believe it, but I told her all the time she is gorgeous, she was so pretty.”
“In the ’70s, I did 18 months in the Texas penitentiary and I told God yesterday I’d do five years, ten years day to day just to kiss her again. I never felt like this,” he continued. “I walked through the closet the other day and I smell her. Then this morning, I could smell her.”
Dog went on to say that he is planning to leave her closet untouched. He made it clear that he has had a very difficult time processing Beth’s death.
“I cannot believe that she’s gone,” Dog said through tears. “This is not possible; I want to wake up from a dream.”
He even opened up about one of the last conversations he had with Beth.
“She lost a lot of weight, she was down to 119 [lbs],” Dog explained. “She said, ‘Please Big Daddy, please let me go.’ I said, ‘No, I can’t. I’m not gonna let you go.’ I still haven’t let her go.”
Please keep the entire Chapman family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Watch some highlights from the memorial service below.