Relatives of a man who passed away recently are being asked to get in touch with Wolverhampton City Council so that his funeral can be arranged.

The council's Court of Protection Team would like to contact the family of Barry Deakin, who was 67 and a resident at Belle Vue Nursing Home, Bilston.

Diane Doré of the Court of Protection Team said: "We are very keen to trace any relatives of Mr Deakin so that arrangements for his funeral can be made and we hope that someone in the area may be able to put us in touch with his family."

Anyone who is related to Mr Deakin, or has any information which may help trace his relatives, is asked to contact Diane on 01902 555394 or by emailing

  • released: Wednesday 24 July, 2013