WWE Hall of Famer Rocky "Soulman" Johnson passed away at the age of 75. His death was sudden and the news shocked many wrestling fans all over the world. Recently, his son Dwayne Johnson paid tribute to his father by sharing a heartfelt tribute on Instagram.
Dwayne Johnson, who his known to many as legendary WWE superstar ‘The Rock’, stated that he loves his father and praised him for breaking colour barriers in the wrestling community. Dwayne Johnson thanked him for teaching wrestling and the Samoan culture. He wrote that he is proud of being Rocky Johnson’s son and promised that he will carry on his father’s legacy.
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of the great Rocky Johnson. Always a gentleman, I always enjoyed talking with him. My deepest condolences to his family, friends, and the fans who loved him. A very sad day for wrestling.#RIPRockyJohnson pic.twitter.com/4agKbOzAry— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) January 15, 2020
So sorry to hear about your Dad. He was always very kind to me. Hung out in Louisville when I was coming back from my torn quad. Laughed and he shared me his knowledge. Again sorry Dwayne.— Kevin Nash (@RealKevinNash) January 16, 2020
We are saddened to learn wrestling legend Rocky Johnson has passed away. We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time to his friends and family. pic.twitter.com/0AFyuu4AR3— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) January 16, 2020