Joe Jackson Laid to Rest in Private Funeral

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Joe Jackson has been laid to rest in a private funeral at Forest lawn in Glendale, Calif, E! News has learned.

Family members, including Janet Jackson, were spotted at the funeral on Monday afternoon. Joe’s son, Michael Jackson, was also laid to rest at Forest Lawn following his death in 2009.

Joe passed away on June 27 at the age of 89 while in hospice care in Las Vegas, the Clark County coroner confirmed to E! News. After news of the music mogul and Jackson family patriarch’s passing was announced last week, his loved ones began to publicly mourn his death.

Paris Jackson took to Instagram to reflect on her final moments with her grandfather. “spending those last few moments with you were everything. being able to tell you everything i needed to tell you before saying goodbye was such a blessing,” she wrote in a tribute post to Joe.

“everyone that came to visit you, came with love, respect, and so much pride in their hearts for you. proud of you, proud to be your children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, proud to have your strength and share the dynasty you spent your life creating, and proud to be a jackson,” Paris continued. “you are the first true jackson. the legend that started it all. none of us would be anywhere near where we’re at if it weren’t for you. you are the strongest man i know. your life’s work will go down in history, as will you, to be known as one of the greatest patriarchs to ever live.”

She went on to write, “i will cherish every moment with you til the day i die, especially our last moments. being able to hold your hand, lay with you and cuddle you, give you kisses all over your cheeks and forehead, meant more to me than you’ll…