Family Confirms The Death Of Joe Jackson, Patriarch Of The Jackson Family at The Age Of 89.

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 05: Joe Jackson attends the 2017 Soul Train Awards, presented by BET, at the Orleans Arena on November 5, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

After a long standing battle with cancer, Joe Jackson passed away at 3:30 Wednesday morning in Los Angeles. His wife Katherine – of more than 60 years – and some of his kids and grandchildren were at his bedside when he passed away.

As a manager, he launched the career of his kids The Jackson 5! In addition to supporting Michael and Janet and Rebe’s solo efforts.
The Jackson 5  went on to have tremendous success signing with Berry Gordy’s Motown Records. Their first three singles all went to #1.

Jermaine tweeted this on June 21st

At an awards show appearance earlier this week, Janet made an acceptance speech in which she recognized the people that made big impacts on her life, her mother and father. Janet said, “My mother nourished me with the most extravagant love imaginable. My father, my incredible father, drove me to be the best that I can.”

Joseph Jackson was 89.

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