Micheal Jackson’s father, Joe Jackson Dies At 89
Joe Jackson was earlier this week rushed to the hospital, he had been battling terminal pancreatic cancer.
His grandson, Randy and members of his family have confirmed his death. His death is coming few days after he tweeted
“I have seen more sunsets than I have left to see. The sun rises when the time comes and whether you like it or not the sun sets when the time comes”.
Joe Jackson who was born on July 26, 1928, in Fountain Hill, Arkansas, has had a series of health problems. In November 2012, he recovered from a minor stroke at his Las Vegas home.
Joe made stars out of his kids but had a rocky relationship with them. Over the years, there were numerous reports of emotional and physical abuse, including accusations by the children themselves, including Michael Jackson. In an interview with Oprah Winfreyback in 2010, Joe admitted that he hit his children with a strap and had no regrets over doing so: “It kept them out of jail and kept them right”
Joe was born on July 26, 1928, in Fountain Hill, Arkansas and had series of health problems. In November 2012, he recovered from a minor stroke at his Las Vegas home.
Joe’s death comes two days after the ninth year anniversary of his son Michael’s death who died on th 25th of June, 2009, but the latter’s death was attributed to abuse of medications.
Joe is survived by his wife Katherine and their children Maureen, 68, Jackie, 67, Tito, 64, Jermaine, 63, La Toya, 62, Marlon, 61, Randy, 56, and Janet, 52 and grandchildren.