As fans of the Jackson Five, we will never forget the scene of the movie where Michael Jackson runs under the table to dodge his dad from blessing him with those Joe Jackson hands, but as tough as we saw him to be with the boys, he was the patriarch of their success. JOE Jackson was determined to raise his family out of Gary, Indiana and enlight of his passing his dreams came true. He was a father to the most successful children to date.
The musical emblem of his family name was a sensation since 1969, and holds futuristic promise with his star student grand daughter Paris jackson.
He created one of the most popular icons in history, his son Michael jackson, and has blessed us with his daughter Janet Jackson. It is because of Joe Jackson’s push that we have shows like American Idol with his son Randy Jackson, giving hope to other artist to come.
According to reports, Jackson had battled health problems for some time, hospitalized with a high fever in 2016. He also suffered three heart attacks and a stroke in 2015 and was given a pacemaker.
Joe had been hospitalized with terminal cancer in June. Wife, Katherine, and several of Joe’s children and grandchildren had been at his bedside.
The full details of his death are still developing.