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Entertainment Dwayne Johnson Holds Back Tears While Giving Emotional Eulogy at Father Rocky's Funeral

20:50  08 february  2020
20:50  08 february  2020 Source:   etonline.com

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson holds back tears in video tribute to late father

  Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson holds back tears in video tribute to late father The actor and former pro wrestler's father, Rocky Johnson, died of a heart attack on Jan. 15.Rocky, a Canadian wrestler, died on Jan. 15 of a heart attack, the younger Johnson revealed, saying his impact on the wrestling world lives on.

Dwayne “The Rock ” Johnson is sharing his emotional eulogy from his late father Rocky Johnson ’ s funeral service. In a video shared on Instagram on Friday from his father ’ s funeral last month, Johnson delivered the moving speech that he previously revealed he had written after his dad

Dwayne "The Rock " Johnson just posted the eulogy he delivered at his father ' s funeral , praising him as a trailblazer in wrestling and as a family man. He commemorated Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson as a trailblazer, a wrestling champion, and a family man.

Dwayne Johnson, Rocky Johnson are posing for a picture© John Lamparski/WireImage

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is honoring his late father.

The actor posted an emotional video on Friday of himself giving a eulogy at his dad, Rocky Johnson's, funeral. In the 10-minute Instagram clip, Dwayne slowly begins his speech, as he tries to hold back tears.

"I wish I had one more shot to say goodbye, say I love you, say thank you," he starts. He then continues to share how he found out that his father died, as well as the amazing and hard-working person he was. The actor then explains how his father, as well as his grandfather, were trailblazers in their industries and fought for racial equality, before giving his final statements.

Canadian Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson, father of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson dies

  Canadian Rocky Canadian professional wrestling legend Rocky (Soul Man) Johnson, the father of actor Dwayne (the Rock) Johnson, has died at the age of 75. World Wrestling Entertainment, where Johnson reached the greatest heights of his career, confirmed his death on Wednesday. Johnson was born in Amherst, N.S., and made his pro wrestling debut in Southern Ontario before rising to fame in the National Wrestling Alliance in the mid-1960s. He started in the WWE inWorld Wrestling Entertainment, where Johnson reached the greatest heights of his career, confirmed his death on Wednesday.

Dwayne "The Rock " Johnson shared his eulogy honoring his father , Rocky "Soulman" Johnson on Instagram. Give Us a Call. Shoot Us an Email. Send Us a Text. The Rock and his dad remained close throughout Rocky ' s life. The Rock gifted his father a brand new car and a house for Christmas.

Dwayne “The Rock ” Johnson is sharing his emotional eulogy from his late father Rocky Johnson ’ s funeral service. In a video shared on Instagram on Friday from his father ’ s funeral last month, Johnson delivered the moving speech that he previously revealed he had written after his dad

"I wish your soul at rest and at ease. No more pain, no more regret," he says before taking a moment and choking up. "I'm sorry, just give me a second… I'm so happy he had friends, a place like this to come to."

"This isn't good bye. This is just, I'll see you down the road. We'll see you down the road," he adds.

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"Dad, you lived a full and meaningful life • You trail blazed and even harder, you changed people’s harsh behaviors toward a man of color," The Rock wrote alongside his post. "Paving the way for me, my family and generations to come. You loved us with the capacity of which you could - given all the givens. Raised me with an iron hand and a tough complicated love."

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"A love that now, as a father and man, I’ve learned to refine as I raise my own children. I wish I had one more shot," he continued. "To say one more thing. You were taken too fast. Slipped right thru my hands. But you were so loved, lived so full, defined culture and now you rest high. Peacefully. And that makes my heart smile. I love you and now I have an angel to call by name. I’ll see you down the road, Soulman. Til we meet again. Your son ????????"

Former wrestler Rocky died of a pulmonary embolism caused by a blood clot on his leg on Jan. 15. He was 75.

Since his death, the Ballers star has paid tribute to his father and opened up about his sudden passing. For more on Rocky's life and legacy, watch below.

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