Robert Thickett, who was a resident in a care home in Bilston, was 77. It is thought he had previously lived in the Selly Oak area of Birmingham.
The City of Wolverhampton Council is trying to trace Mr Thickett's relatives so that his funeral can be arranged.
Anyone who is related to Robert Thickett, or has any information which may help trace his relatives, is asked to please contact Elaine Thursfield on 01902 555740 or email email@example.com.
- released: Wednesday 28 December, 2016