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Duane 'Dog The Bounty Hunter' Chapman's Family 'Paddle Out' On Anniversary Of Beth's Death (PHOTOS)

By Mike Walters

Dog The Bounty Hunter's family is honoring Beth Chapman on the one-year anniversary of her death, and they did so by taking part in a 'paddle out' ceremony in their home state of Hawaii.

On Friday, the day started with a sunrise hike up the Hanauma Bay Ridge trail, something Beth was known to do in the months leading up to her death.

The day concluded with the paddle out where several members of the Chapman family, and their friends, released flowers into the ocean -- including one that spelled out her name.

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As you can see, the family donned several surfboards, and paddleboards and released the flowers into the ocean marking the 1-year anniversary of Beth's passing.

As we reported, Beth and Dog's daughter Cecily, posted information about the event and asked that anyone who wished to honor her mother -- post a photo using the hashtag #ForTheLoveofBeth.

"Let's make it viral. Post a picture on all your social media accounts using the #fortheloveofbeth hashtag!!!! Please share and spread the word!"

Several people did just that and posted photos from hikes and trips to the beach.

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Fans Pay Their Respect To Mrs. Dog Chapman...


Fans of 'Dog The Bounty Hunter' flooded the family's social media on the anniversary to pay their respects as well.

"What an awesome tribute! Rest In Peace Beth, we all love you and know you are living the life up there! It still doesn’t take away the pain from the hearts of your loved ones and that’s the hard part. You will be honored forever and always! 💕💕" one fan wrote.

Another added, "Been thinking about you guys today. I know it still hurts, hon. You have a strong family system and millions of fans around the world who love you guys. ♥️♥️"

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Baby Lyssa Shares Photos Of Her Family Preparing For Paddle Out...


Dog Chapman's daughter, Baby Lyssa, posted several photos from the family's paddle out, including a few of her children preparing to get into the water.

On her Instagram, Lyssa also shared a heartwarming photo with her and Dog, saying, "We made it thru today! I love you Pops!"

"That's so beautiful and you have a beautiful family. I would love to see Hawaii not just threw photos. I'm missing Beth that's for sure. She's watching over all of you and will always be with you," a fan reacted to seeing the paddle out pictures.

'We Made It Thru Today! I Love You Pops!'


Beth Chapman died last June, after being diagnosed with stage II throat cancers in 2017. She was 51.

As we previously reported, Dog is now engaged to Francie Frane, a woman he met near his new home in Colorado.

As for the engagement, Dog said in recent interview, "I need a partner, I've said it before. There will never be another Mrs. Dog. There is not. Francie couldn't do that. There will be the last Mrs. Chapman."

"If Beth was here, and saw Francie and saw how she was raised, her morality and this and that, Beth would say, 'Big daddy, don't lose her.' he told


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