Beth Chapman to Reportedly Be Cremated in Honor of Her Final Wishes
According to the news outlet, The Blast, the family of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" star, Beth Chapman will be honoring her final wish that her remains be cremated.
Beth, who died in the early hours of Wednesday after battling throat cancer, was said to have wanted to be cremated upon her death.
This, according to sources, will be honored, but it is not clear what will be done with the late reality star's ashes. The family is still in a dilemma of whether it will be kept in an urn or if they will be spreading it at a unique location.
Also, the bereaved families are yet to put their thoughts together as to what type of memorial they will be having for Beth.
The matriarch of the Chapman family died at 5:32 a.m. on Wednesday at Hawaii's Queen's Medical Center at the age of 51. The news was confirmed by Beth's husband, Duane "Dog" Chapman with a tweet which read:
"It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, this is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain,"
It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, this is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain. Only today, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all love you, Beth. See you on the other side.— Duane Dog Chapman (@DogBountyHunter) June 26, 2019
"Only today, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all love you, Beth. See you on the other side."
Before her death, Beth was rushed to ICU on June 22 after she suffered difficulties breathing. On reaching the medical centre, the late reality star was put into a medically-induced coma.
Not long after she was hospitalised, her husband took to Twitter to ask their fans and loved ones to say a word of prayer for Beth. There was an outpour of love and prayers from fans of the family, and most were saddened to learn of her passing on Wednesday.
Please say your prayers for Beth right now thank you love you— Duane Dog Chapman (@DogBountyHunter) June 23, 2019
In 2017, Beth was diagnosed with throat cancer, and later in 2018, she confirmed to her fans that she'd been declared cancer free. Unfortunately, late last year, doctors discovered that her cancer was back, and since then she began this battle that finally took her life.
DUANE "DOG" CHAPMAN ISN'T NEW TO TRAGEDY
This is not the first time the patriarch of the Chapman family is facing tragedy or the loss of a loved one. Being a man who lived what can be termed as a "rugged" lifestyle, Dog seems to have seen it all.
In 2006, the father of twelve lost his estranged daughter Barbara on the night before his wedding to Beth. Barbara was involved in a car accident with another friend who was reported to have been driving the car.
Unfortunately, none of them made it out alive, but it was devastating for Dog who learnt about the sad news just a few hours before his wedding in Kona Hawaii.
Dog was however advised to go on with the wedding by the ministers and family members who were consulted before the decision was made.
Fans and families all over the world are now mourning Beth's death, with most saying how much they will miss the woman who was an embodiment of strength.
Rest in peace, Beth!