Joseph Walter Jackson a talent manager, and the patriarch of the Jackson family of entertainers which includes the pop icons Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. Joe Jackson as he was famously called was inducted into Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame as a member of the class of 2014. He passes away Today of pancreatic cancer 91% of pancreatic cancer patients will die within five years of diagnosis – only 8% will survive more than five years. 74% of patients die within the first year of diagnosis. Pancreatic cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancerous) cells form in the tissues of the pancreas. The pancreas is a gland located behind the stomach and in front of the spine. The pancreas produces digestive juices and hormones that regulate blood sugar.
Despite he very strict upbringing of his children Mr. Jackson gave us some of the greatest talent to ever walk the earth & we thank him for that.