Sunday 15 July 2018

Joe Jackson buried in same LA-area cemetery as son Michael

Jackson died in Las Vegas at the age of 89.

Joseph Jackson died last Wednesday aged 89 (Hermann J Knippertz/AP)
Joseph Jackson died last Wednesday aged 89 (Hermann J Knippertz/AP)

By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press

Jackson family patriarch Joseph Jackson has been buried in the same Southern California cemetery as his late son Michael.

A source close to the family said Joe Jackson was laid to rest on Monday in a private ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale.

Jackson died on Wednesday in Las Vegas at the age of 89 and is survived by wife Katherine, eight children and dozens of grandchildren.

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Eldest son Jackie Jackson posted a photo of himself on Instagram on Monday afternoon in a black suit and sunglasses while dressing one of his young twin sons in a similar suit.

Michael Jackson was entombed in 2009 in the mausoleum at the opulent cemetery that is also the final resting place of Elizabeth Taylor and Walt Disney.

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