Joe Jackson, the patriarch of the Jackson family, passed away early Wednesday morning, June 27 in Los Angeles, according to TMZ. Family sources told TMZ he passed away at 3:30 a.m. He was 89.
Joe was hospitalized in June with terminal cancer. TMZ reports that Joe had been battling health problems for some time now. He was hospitalized in 2016 after coming down with a high fever — and suffered a stroke and three heart attacks in 2015.