James C. Polen, 81, of Billings, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019. He was born December 1, 1937, in Billings, to J.C. and Alice Polen. Jim attended high school in Billings and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps. Jim loved all things related to motorcycles, especially riding the countryside with his family and friends. He was a hill climber, a life member of the Billings Motorcycle Club, and belonged to several vintage motorcycle clubs.
Survivors include Donna, his wife of 57 years, son Mark, and daughters Susan (Tony) Hert and Linda (Gene) Heim. Jim had four grandchildren, Randy (Andrea) Hert, Lacy Hert, Lane Polen, and Avery Polen, and two great-grandchildren.
Per Jim’s wishes, no services will be held. Arrangements are in the care of Cremation and Funeral Gallery.