46 year old James Ernest Gaddes of Watertown died Tuesday at his residence. He was born in Davidson County, a construction worker, and a member of the Jesus Loves You Tabernacle. The funeral will be Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown. Family and friends will officiate and burial will be in the Jones Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Ray Gaddes and grandparents, Ernest and Myrtle Owen and Walther and Emma Gaddes. He is survived by his wife Melba Parsley Gaddes of Watertown. Two daughters, Kayla and Holly Gaddes of Watertown. His mother and step-father, Louise and Turney Shehane of Watertown. Sisters, Debbie and her husband Charles Martin of Watertown, Bobbie and her husband J.B. Hale of Alexandria, and Brenda and her husband, Paul Dorris of Watertown. A brother, Jackie Ray Gaddes of Alexandria. Uncles, Howard and his wife Roberta Gaddes of Watertown and Herschel and his wife Margaret Gaddes of Nashville. Nieces and nephews also survive along with special friend, Louie Simpson. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.