Father of the late king of pop Michael Jackson, Joe Jackson, has passed away.
After surviving a series of health scares in recent years, Joe died in a hospital in Las Vegas where he has been receiving care.
He had been in the final stages of terminal cancer, and in recent years had survived a stroke and a number of heart attacks.
Joe, father to the late, great Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson, was confirmed dead by TMZ, who cited a close family source.
May he rest in peace.