“It comes with an extremely heavy heart that my close friend and co-host of Real Science Radio has lost his battle with Covid,” Williams shared on Facebook. “Bob Enyart was one of the smartest, and without question, the wisest person I’ve known.”
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office confirmed to USA TODAY that they were notified of Enyart’s death but declined to provide additional information.
Enyart, who was also a pastor at Denver Bible Church, was an opponent of COVID-19 vaccines and other precautions amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
His congregation and Community Baptist Church in Brighton, Colorado, successfully sued the state last year over pandemic restrictions. A judge ruled that religious groups in the state did not have to implement some capacity limits or require worshippers to wear masks.
Enyart also encouraged listeners of his radio show not to get vaccinated against COVID-19. According to a post shared last month on the website for his show, he and his wife, Cheryl Enyart, were not getting vaccinated because the inoculations were tested “on the cells of aborted babies.”
The post says while it’s not “inherently sinful” to get an “immorally-developed” vaccine “we urge everyone to boycott Pfizer, Moderna and the Johnson to further increase social tension and put pressure on the child killers.”
Enyart began broadcasting approximately 30 years ago, according tomultiple reports. He has garnered attention for a range of arguments and segments, including repeatedly saying that people who seek abortions should be sentenced to the death penalty.
On a former TV show, the host also read the obituaries of people who died from AIDS while playing the band Queen’s song “Another One Bites the Dust.”
USA TODAY has reached out to host website KGOV.com for comment.