Joe Jackson, 89, father of the late music mega star, Michael Jackson is dead.
The father of 11, died after a battle with cancer in his Los Angeles
home on Wednesday.
News of Joe’s death comes two days after the ninth anniversary of
“He had home nursing care and things took a turn and they wanted to
rush him to the hospital, but it was too late,” a source close to the
Jackson family said, according to Radar online.
Joe, who married Katherine in 1949, had a brief music career before
putting his sons, including Michael and Jermaine, together in a group
called The Jackson 5.
After they were signed to Motown in 1968, the family moved to
California, where the patriarch supervised the group’s recording
He later opened his own record label, establishing the careers of his
youngest son, Randy, and daughter Janet.