Dog the Bounty Hunter praised his late wife Beth Chapman on the occasion of his memorial service, which was broadcast live from Colorado on Saturday.
Dog, 66 – aka Duane "Dog" Chapman – said he could not believe his "bounty hunter" was gone.
"She was our lion tamer," he says with tears. "She was so beautiful. People would say that and she would never believe it, but I told her all the time that she was beautiful, she was so pretty, "according to People.
DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER SAYS THAT HE IS LOST 17 POUNDS SINCE THE DEATH OF HER WIFE BETH
The public memorial of a church in Aurora was filled with family members, friends and fans who fought tears and sometimes laughed while Dog, Beth's children, the actors on their show. reality TV and others were talking about the mark left by Beth.
"In the 1970s, I spent 18 months in Texas penitentiary and told God I would have been five years, ten years to the day to kiss him again. I never felt like that, "Dog said.
"I went through the closet the other day and I feel it," he said. "So this morning, I could feel it." He said the intention to leave the closet intact.
"I never imagined losing my mother at 20," said Bonnie Chapman, Beth's daughter. "I never imagined walking in the aisles without her judging my dress. I never imagined a life without her, it's really hard to be without her. "
"She lost a lot of weight, she had 119 left [lbs]"Dog said of one of their last conversations, according to People." She said, "Please, big daddy, leave me, I beg." will not let you go, I have not let her go yet. "
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Beth Chapman died on June 26 after a two-year fight with throat cancer. She was 51 years old.