CALAIS – Edward Colson Fales III, 49, died unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, as a result of an automobile accident. Colson was born Sept. 3, 1957, in Calais, the son of Betsey Jane (Youngs) Fales and the late Edward Colson Fales Jr. He was a self-employed contractor, owning and operating E.C. Fales Construction Co. for several years. Colson was a member of New England Carpenters Union, Big Bucks of Maine and Boone & Crockett Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, skiing and spending time with his family, especially his two children. Colson is survived by his mother, Betsey Jane Fales of Ormond Beach, Fla.; his two children, Edward “E.C.” Colson Fales IV and Ashley Jo Fales, both of Calais; and their mother, Mary Fales of Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters, Jennifer Faye Campbell of Ormond Beach, Fla., and Elizabeth Faith Fales of Ashland, Ore.; a brother, Eugene Carson Fales and his wife, Connie McMahon, of Yokohama, Japan; a niece, Shanti Acacia Das; a nephew, Ryan Nicholas Campbell; two aunts, Laura Schaefer and her husband, Stephen, of Grand Lake Stream and Mary Teemley of Ripley, N.Y.; a special cousin, Ronnie Stubbe of North East, Pa.; and many special friends. Friends may call 2-4:30 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Congregational Church, Calais Avenue, Calais. Burial will be private at Red Beach Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Colson’s memory may be made to the Colson Fales Educational Fund, care of The First, P.O. Box 806, Calais, ME 04619. Friends may pay tribute at www.maysfuneralhome.com