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JoJo’s Father Tragically Dies At 60: Read Her Heartbreaking Tribute

Mon, November 16, 2015 12:09pm EDT by Add first Comment
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So sad. Singer JoJo’s father passed away on Nov. 14 at just 60 years old. JoJo took to Instagram the following day to share a heartbreaking tribute, honoring her papa. See it inside.

Ready your tissues before reading on. JoJo, 24, shared the devastating news that her father, Joel, passed away on Nov. 14, at the age of 60. Honoring her late dad, JoJo took to Instagram on Nov. 15 to share the most devastating note, assuring her father that she will always “keep singing for you.” See the touching photo and message.

“I missed you even while you were here,” JoJo posted on Instagram. She wrote the lengthy message alongside a childhood photo of herself with her father, as she was nestled in his arms. “I will miss you infinitely more now that you’re gone. Thank you for holding on as long as you did. I know you tried your best. You are free now. I will love you always, Dad. I can feel you with me. Rest now. In PEACE. I miss your voice. I wish more people could have heard it. I promise I will keep singing for you,” she added. See the whole touching post below.

In a separate post, JoJo paid tribute to her dad again, letting her fans know a bit more about the man. “Today I will be singing the national anthem to honor my dad,” she wrote. “He was a disabled veteran. I wish he was here with me today. He would have cried. I will be crying because I miss him already. We all thought it would happen eventually… But now that it’s happened, I can’t believe this is real life. #RIPJoel #GodblessAmerica #GodblessFrance and may God help us all to love and understand each other better. To lead with compassion and live in peace on this one planet we are entrusted with.”

We are sending JoJo all the positivity and light in the world as she copes with such a huge loss in her life.

— Casey Mink