Jackson had been ailing for months, but took a turn for the worse in the past two weeks according to sources close to the family. His wife Katherine, who he was separated from, his children and grandchildren had been visiting him at his bedside.
Joe Jackson has been plagued by health issues over the years, having previously suffered several strokes, the most recent occurring in 2015, when he was hospitalized in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In a touching Instagram tribute, his grandson, and Michael Jackson's son, Prince Jackson, thanked Joe for teaching him to "take pride in the Jackson name".
As music fans, today, honor Jackson as the man behind one of the most iconic American musical dynasties, we're remembering Jackson's legacy and contributions as a husband and father to his 10 children (one child, Brandon, died shortly after birth) with wife Katherine.
Brazil breaks through late in hard-fought win
He told the gathered media after the game, "It kind of pulled a muscle - it tore some fibres, I think". "Goodbye to the World Cup! " read the headline of La Nacion, a daily newspaper.
European Union announces retaliatory tariffs to USA imports starting Friday
That list includes roughly 160 products such as United States sunbeds, paper towels, corduroy trousers and porcelain tableware. Its biggest target has been China, against which Trump this week ordered new tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods.
Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud over catered meals
Sara Netanyahu was accused of misusing about $100,000 of public funds for catering services at the prime minister's residence. Netanyahu has been able to rally his base by presenting himself as the victim of a politically motivated witch hunt.
"But I know that he loves me", she added.
Michael alleged his father turned violent during rehearsals with The Jackson 5. But I didn't care too much about what they called me, just as long as they (were) able to listen to me and what I had to tell them, you know, in order to make their lives successful. The result was a string of huge hits including "I Want You Back", "ABC", "I'll Be There" and the Michael Jackson solo release "Ben".
A year ago he said he was "truly sorry" for the way he treated them. While Joe eventually admitted to the brutality, he told Oprah Winfrey in 2010 that he wouldn't change a thing about his parenting tactics: "I don't [regret the beatings]".
Joe Jackson's famous family mourned his death Wednesday.
In a 2013 interview with CNN, he said: "I´m glad I was tough, because look what I came out with".
The Jackson 5 at Buttes Chaumont Studios, Paris, in 1977.