David Allen, who was 66, passed away on 7 May, 2014, in a nursing home. Previously he had lived in the Graiseley area of Wolverhampton.
Diane Doré of Wolverhampton City Council's Court of Protection Team said: "We are keen to trace any relatives of Mr Allen so that arrangements for his funeral can be made.
"We hope that someone in the Wolverhampton area may be able to put us in touch with his family."
Anyone who is related to Mr Allen, or has any information which may help trace relatives, is asked to contact Diane on 01902 555394 or by emailing email@example.com.
- released: Friday 20 June, 2014