Kevin, 52, was diagnosed in March.
“They were shaken,” he said of sharing the news with his sons, who immediately dropped everything to be by his side. “Frankie came home from school, Nick came from L.A., Joe flew directly from Japan — they canceled their schedules, moved important things.”
The Jonas family patriarch underwent surgery at New York City’s Memorial
“There’s also a feeling of responsibility to others,” he said. “I waited two years past that
Now, he's living in his hometown of Belmont, North Carolina, with wife Denise, where the pair run the restaurant, Nellie’s Southern Kitchen.
“It’s a thrill to be back home,” Kevin said.
Although he lives away from his three eldest sons, he's happy to see them thriving.
“We watched them grow up and I think it’s like all parents—you see your kids grow up and if they become good people you’re proud,” he explained.
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