The patriarch of the musical Jackson 5 family, Joseph “Joe” Jackson, has died at a Las Vegas hospital, reports say.
Joe Jackson died on Wednesday at 89.
He was the father of pop stars Michael and Janet Jackson. He was at a time the manager of the musical group, The Jackson 5.
A tweet posted on Sunday from Jackson’s official Twitter account, read: “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.”
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. pic.twitter.com/PGcmbulzyC
— Joseph Jackson (@Joe5Jackson) June 24, 2018
Reports say Jackson had been in ill health. The cause of death however, has not yet been disclosed.
Similarly, his daughter, La Toya Jackson, in a tweeted:
“I will always love you! You gave us strength. You made us one of the most famous families in the world. I am extremely appreciative of that. I will never forget our moments together and how you told me how much you cared. #RIP Joe Jackson.”
In 1949, Jackson got married to his wife, Katherine. The couple moved into a home on Jackson Street in Gary, Indiana. Joe and Katherine had 10 children.
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