The Rock’s Father, WWE Star Rocky Johnson Has Died
Sad news out of the world of the wrestling as WWE Hall of Famer and father of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has passed away. Rocky "Soulman" Johnson was 75-years-old.
Rocky Johnson according to sources passed away in his home on Wednesday after complaining of an undisclosed illness. He missed church on Sunday and still wasn't feeling well during the week and according to a friend he didn't see a doctor. His wife Sheila, as expected, is said to be "distraught" over the news.
Rocky "Soulman" Johnson rose to WWF (now WWE) fame in the 80's as part of the championship tag team "Soul Patrol". According to sources, The Rock inducted his father into the WWE Hall of Fame 2008.
The Rock, who has almost 170 million followers on Instagram has yet to react to the sad news, but thousands of adoring fans have sent The Rock and his family love and condolences.