A troublesome time. Household, mates and followers of Beth Chapman paid their respects to the late actuality star on Saturday, July 13, in a public memorial service in Aurora, Colorado.
The emotional, two-hour public occasion befell on the Heritage Christian Heart. Her husband, Duane “Canine the Bounty Hunter” Chapman sat on stage together with his signature sun shades whereas family and friends members spoke concerning the TV persona. Audio system included good friend Shannon Tweed (Gene Simmons‘ spouse), son Gary Chapman and daughter Bonnie Chapman.
“Nobody will ever be a bounty hunter in heels like she was,” Bonnie mentioned of her mom. “Nobody might be as nice of a mother as she was.”
The Canine the Bounty Hunter star died on the age of 51 on June 26 after battling most cancers.
Her husband, Canine, introduced the information of her loss of life in a Twitter publish. “It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, that is the time she would get up to go hike Koko Head mountain,” he wrote on the time. “Solely in the present day, she hiked the stairway to heaven. All of us love you, Beth. See you on the opposite facet.”
The truth star was first identified with stage II throat most cancers in September 2017, and whereas she declared she was cancer-free two months later, the illness returned the next yr. In November 2018, docs discovered that the most cancers had unfold to her lungs after she underwent emergency surgical procedure.
A press launch introduced the specifics of the general public memorial service earlier this week: “Attendees are inspired to decorate comfortably,” it said on Wednesday, July 10. “Since this can be a public occasion and security and safety is a high precedence, please remember that there might be an enhanced police presence to make sure security of all attendees and baggage might be topic to go looking.”
Followers had been in a position to livestream the funeral on WGNAmerica.com and on Canine’s Fb web page.
A smaller memorial service befell for Beth at Fort DeRussy Seaside in Waikiki, Hawaii, in June, and included Hawaiian chants and prayers earlier than the household took to the water in an outrigger canoe and unfold a few of her ashes together with flowers.
Days earlier than the Colorado service, the previous bail bondsman broke down in tears whereas opening up about his present emotional state.
“[With any] new expertise that you’ve, you don’t understand how you’re doing since you’ve by no means skilled it,” he advised Leisure Tonight on Wednesday, July 10. “I’ve lots of people who rely upon me. All my supervisors mentioned, ‘Canine, it’s time to man up.’ So I’m making an attempt to man up.”
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