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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson pays homage to his father Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson in tearful eulogy

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson mourns the loss of his father Rocky ‘Soul Man’ Johnson.

A professional wrestling legend, his friends and family also held a funeral for him last month.

The Rock went to Instagram on Saturday with a video of the tearful, heartfelt praise he gave in the wake.

Hearty eulogy: Dwayne Johnson went to Instagram on Saturday with a video of the tearful hearty eulogy he gave to his father Rocky ‘Soul Man’ Johnson’s vigil

Recall of a legend: Rocky's friends and family also held a professional wrestling legend last month

Recall of a legend: Rocky’s friends and family also held a professional wrestling legend last month

He also accompanied the video with a nice caption: “Dad, you have led a full and meaningful life.

‘You run fast and even harder, you have changed the hard behavior of people in the direction of a man of color. Paving the way for me, my family and future generations. “

The caption concluded: “I love you and now I have to name an angel by name. See you on the road, Soulman. Until we meet again. Your son.’

It took the 47-year-old a few seconds to start his speech, trying to work up the words while choking on tears.

An angel: The Rock wrote in the caption:

An angel: The Rock wrote in the caption: “I love you and now I have to name an angel by name. See you on the road, Soulman. Until we meet again. Your son’

Saying goodbye: the 47-year-old needed a few seconds to start his speech, trying to work up the words while holding back tears:

Saying goodbye: the 47-year-old needed a few seconds to start his speech, trying to work up the words while holding back tears: “Man, I wish I had … I wish I had another shot. I wish I had another shot to say goodbye ‘

Important legacy: with some co-wrestling legends present, Dwayne also discussed his father's legacy in the stake:

Important legacy: with some co-wrestling legends present, Dwayne also discussed his father’s legacy in the stake: “He changed the behavior of the audience and actually made them cheer for this black man.”

He started: “Man, I wish I had … I wish I had another shot. I wish I had another shot to say goodbye.

“To say that I love you, to thank, but I have the feeling that he is watching. He listens. “

Dwayne remembered the moment he heard the news while he was pulling up for the first production day.

He said, “And I heard a voice say,” Well, hey, the show must go on, “and that was my dad. That was my old man who told me that. “

Respect: After the funeral he was noticed by Hulk Hogan and Jimmy Hart

Respect: After the funeral he was noticed by Hulk Hogan and Jimmy Hart

Struggling icons: Ric Flair was also present

Struggling icons: Ric Flair was also present

Final farewell: Dwayne gave a final farewell at the open-box wake

Final farewell: Dwayne gave a final farewell at the open-box wake

Dwayne also discussed the legacy of his father in the stake with wrestling legends such as Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair.

He continued: “And for my father, when he broke into the business in the mid-60s and late 60s and in the 70s in the United States where racial tension and gulf was very strong and in the 60s and the 60’s. ’70s.

“You have a black man coming in, it’s a completely white audience and all those little little towns that I would eventually struggle with – but at the time he changed the behavior of the audience and actually made them cheer for this black man . “

Iconic Career: Wayde Douglas Bowles debuted as Rocky Johnson in 1964 at the start of his professional wrestling career, which led the way for many in the industry

Iconic Career: Wayde Douglas Bowles debuted as Rocky Johnson in 1964 at the start of his professional wrestling career, which led the way for many in the industry

Hall of fame: he quit the sport in 1991 and was later included by his son in 2008 in the Hall of Fame of WWE

Hall of fame: he quit the sport in 1991 and was later included by his son in 2008 in the Hall of Fame of WWE

Wayde Douglas Bowles debuted as Rocky Johnson in 1964 at the start of his professional wrestling career, which for many took the lead in the industry.

He quit the sport in 1991 and was later admitted to the WWE Hall of Fame by his son in 2008.

Dwayne made his acting debut when he portrayed his father in a 1999 episode of That ’70s Show.

Rocky Johnson died on January 15, 2020 at the age of 75 after a pulmonary embolism.

As a father, as a son: Dwayne made his acting debut when he portrayed his father in a 1999 episode of That '70s Show

As a father, as a son: Dwayne made his acting debut when he portrayed his father in a 1999 episode of That ’70s Show

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