James Watts, age 72, of Mayfield, KY died Sunday evening, November 18, 2018 at his residence. He was a member of Trace Creek Baptist Church, a retired Union Meat Cutter in Simi Valley, CA. and a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by a sister; Donna Patterson, Mayfield, a nephew; Mitchell (Rita) Patterson, Mayfield, a niece; Kim (Russ) Gills, Lynnville. He was preceded in death by his father; Theodore Watts, mother; Frances Hill Watts. Private family services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Mayfield Memory Gardens with Rev. Ronnie Stinson, Jr. officiating. There will be no visitation. Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield is in charge of arrangements.