Sad news from The Jackson family! According to People, Joe Jackson passed away at the age of 89 on Wednesday, June 27 after battling pancreatic cancer.
“RIP to the king that made everything possible! I love you grandpa” his grandson, Randy Jackson Jr., said in a Tweet with a photo of Joe.
RIP to the king that made everything possible!!! I love you grandpa 🖤🖤 pic.twitter.com/SI1C7lUuG6
— Randy Jackson (@randyjacksonjr) June 27, 2018
Joe Jackson is survived by wife Katherine and children Janet, Randy, Marlon, La Toya, Jermaine, Tito, Jackie and Maureen. As you likely remember, his son, Michael Jackson, died of cardiac arrest in 2009.