Dog the Bounty Hunter Fights Back Tears During Speech at Late Wife's Memorial: 'I Told God...'

July 14, 2019Jul 14, 2019

On June 26th, 2019, heaven gained another angel after Beth Chapman, Dog the Bounty Hunter’s wife, sadly passed away. She died at 51 years old following a long battle with throat cancer.

A second memorial service was held in her honor over the weekend. The first memorial was held just a couple days after her passing in their hometown state of Hawaii.

During the second memorial, Beth’s husband Duane fought back tears during his speech, which took place at the Heritage Christian Center in their native state of Colorado, reported PEOPLE. The venue was decorated with beautiful flower arrangements and old photos of the reality television star.

“I cannot believe that she’s gone,” Dog said during his emotional speech. “This is not possible, I want to wake up from a dream.”

“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,” he continued tearfully. “I never felt like this.”

“She will never be dead to me. She is in another place,” Dog added. “I’m gonna get to heaven and make her so proud. She’s gonna say like she said here, ‘That’s my man right there, that’s big daddy right there.’”

Dog praised his wife for continuing to work on their new show “Dog’s Most Wanted” amid her illness. He told the audience, “She would tell these guys on the show, ‘You’re trying to die doing these drugs and I’m trying to live.’ Those guys started bawling and crying,” he continued.

“I still haven’t let her go,” he admitted. “If there’s a God, He won’t let me live that long without her.”

Please keep Dog and the rest of the Chapman family in your prayers during this difficult time. May God bring them peace, comfort, and understanding.

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