Coroners in Calderdale and Wakefield are appealing for any friends or family of James Casey to get in contact.
Mr Casey, 72, was found dead at his home address of Stithy Street, Ossett, on Wednesday, February 13.
There were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.
Mr Casey originated from Scotland. It is thought that he had a son although it is not known where he lives.
Anyone with information can call coroners officer Jayne Melrose on 01924 293270.