The more youthful Johnson posted a virtually eight-minute video Sunday on his reliable Instagram account through which he expressed his appreciation.
“Laborious to precise how deeply thankful I’m for your whole love, mana & fortify,” the caption learn. “My circle of relatives and I thanks. Move hug your family members arduous, whilst you nonetheless can. I like you. DJ #ripsoulman.”
The wrestler-turned-actor mentioned throughout the video, “My center is so filled with gratitude.”
“As you already know, I misplaced my outdated guy a couple of days in the past, I misplaced him identical to that, did not get an opportunity to mention good-bye to him,” Johnson mentioned. “I might give the rest at this time to offer him a large ol’ hug and a large ol’ kiss sooner than he crossed over and simply say thanks and I like you and I admire you. However I did not get an opportunity to mention that. However such is existence, as a lot of you already know, according to the messages that you’ve shared with me, that a lot of you realize this ache whilst you lose a guardian.”
Johnson said other folks have been interested by how his dad died. He mentioned his father’s demise used to be “fast.”
“He had no longer been feeling smartly, were combating a chilly and an infection, and on Tuesday he had what is referred to as a deep vein thrombosis, which is largely a blood clot within the leg,” Johnson mentioned. “It used to be a large ol’ blood clot that broke unfastened, traveled up his frame, and went proper to his lung, clotted his lung, and he died in no time from an enormous center assault, identical to that.”
Johnson mentioned he deliberate to start out writing the eulogy he’ll give at his father’s funeral on Tuesday.
“I have written a large number of speeches for myself through the years, however I do not know the place first of all this one,” Johnson mentioned. “However I do have my tequila and I will be able to pay attention him now, ‘Just right, that is the method you have to do it.’ I will be able to additionally pay attention him now, ‘You should definitely put me over within the speech, say just right stuff about me.'”