Lee Warren, aged 13, was rushed to Heartland Hospital on February 8 after being found hanged at his home in Dunton Road, Kingshurst but sadly died.
The year eight pupil at John Henry Newman Catholic College, in Chelmsley Wood, was described by his father Derek as a “lovable person” who was a pleasure to be around.
His tragic death comes 15 years after Derek’s brother Patrick Warren, aged 11 at the time, and 13-year-old friend David Spencer vanished without a trace.
They have never been found despite numerous police appeals over the years.
Lee’s death is not being treated as suspicious and an inquest has been opened and adjourned.
His principal Jennifer McGuirk said: “Lee wore a smile that was infectious to others. He was always happy and spoke with enthusiasm for learning. He was considerate and protective of others.
“He showed his zest for life in all that he did in our college and will be much missed by all of us.”