The Rock’s dad, Rocky Johnson dead at 75
WWE legendary, Rocky Johnson, and father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, reportedly passed away at age 75, WWE announced on Wednesday, Jan. 15.
“WWE is saddened to learn that Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles), a WWE Hall of Famer and former World Tag Team Champion, has passed away at age 75,” the WWE’s official statement read, adding that he “retired from the ring in 1991, but his imprint would continue to be felt on WWE for years to come.”
His cause of death is not revealed, the Rock also has yet to address his father’s passing himself
According to history, he started out in the National Wrestling Alliance in the 1960s, but got widespread notoriety when he joined the WWE in the 80s…… R.I.P