The Rock Moves Fans To Tears With His Heartfelt Speech At Father's Funeral: "You Were Taken Too Fast"

Date February 11, 2020

On January 15, Dwayne Johnson's heart shattered when his beloved father Rocky passed away at the age of 75. The Rock took the time to process his feelings and wrote a powerful speech in tribute to his late dad.

Rocky Johnson left this world too early

The late wrestler passed away suddenly, which deeply hurt his entire family. Rocky died of a blood clot in his home in Florida.

Johnson achieved great success in the world of wrestling. Some of his most notable championships include:

  • Four times NWA World Tag Team Championship;
  • Six times NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship;
  • Four times NWA World Tag Team Championship;
  • Four times AWA Southern Tag Team Championship.

His son, Dwayne Johnson, addressed his death in a deeply touching post two days after his passing. He wrote:

Dad, I wish I had one more shot to tell you, I love you, before you crossed over to the other side. But you were ripped away from me so fast without warning. Gone in an instant and no coming back. Im in pain.

And now that The Rock had some time to gather his thoughts and process his father's death, he put together one of the most beautiful tributes we've ever witnessed.

The Rock says goodbye to his father one last time

On Saturday, Dwayne Johnson uploaded a video tribute to his late father, which included his heartfelt speech. He paid respects to Rocky and poured his heart out in front of his family and many of his father's friends and colleagues.

There wasn't a single person that didn't feel The Rock's words in their souls.

Many fans then flooded the comment section expressing their admiration of Dwayne and his infinite love for his father.


So beautiful! Tears running down my face yet my heart is so full. Beautiful sorrow... much love! xoxo


😭😭😭😭 I miss my dad every day I was not able to attend his funeral because I didn't have the money to go. But three years ago I was able to go to his gravesite. Thank you for sharing this with us . I hold my feelings in


My sincere condolences. May his soul rest in peace. God bless you and your family. You are a strong guy to stand up and talk about his proudly. Very happy to see that tears came to my eyes.


😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 I’m so sorry to hear that I hope you feel bettter cos life is life but remember his life is still in your heart and up above you 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 I’m in tears.


Man I cried watching this brother . You are a strong man brother - RIP SOUL MAN- in the words of @therealtechn9ne energy never dies - it transfers - love you bubbba

We absolutely agree with everyone and have to admit that we shed a few tears watching this beautiful tribute. Rocky Johnson raised an amazing son and we're so grateful for that.

We wish Dwayne Johnson endless strength and hope he feels better as the time passes. Send your words of support to The Rock!