Radio host Bob Enyart has reportedly died after contracting the coronavirus earlier this month while fighting mask and social distancing restrictions in court. He was a self-proclaimed “right-wing religious fanatic” who urged a boycott of COVID-19 vaccines. The firebrand’s co-host Fred Williams confirmed Enyart’s passing.
“It comes with an extremely heavy heart that my close friend and co-host of Real Science Radio has lost his battle with COVID. Bob Enyart was one of the smartest, and without question the wisest person I’ve known.”
Enyart and his wife, Cheryl, had been hospitalized with COVID-19 for over a week.
Who was Bob Enyart?
Bob Enyart has been named as the radio host and pastor who was known for openly opposing mask mandates and vaccines. According to Fred Williams, pastor of the Denver Bible Church, Enyart died on September 13.
Enyart’s ‘Real Science Radio Show’ website rallied against what it called the “imagined” burden of Covid-19 cases on hospitals. Instead, Enyart emphasized treating the virus by following the Bible and blamed “fake news” outlets.
Enyart and his wife Cheryl both had refused to get the coronavirus vaccine.
Yet another conservative radio host who refused the vaccine dies of COVID https://t.co/pQtfe0Yzv6
— Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast) September 14, 2021
Enyart also successfully sued the state to shut down capacity limits and stop mask mandates in churches.
How old was Bob Enyart?
Bob Enyart was 62 years old at the time of death.
Bob Enyart Obituary
Fred Williams’ now-deleted post on Facebook read:
“It comes with an extremely heavy heart that my close friend and co-host of Real Science Radio has lost his battle with Covid.” He added, “Heaven’s gain has left an enormous hole here on earth.”
Bob’s enduring legacy will live on with the treasure trove he leaves behind.”
Williams also noted that Enyart was the “smartest” and “wisest person” that he had known. Reportedly, Enyart, on his radio show alleged that scientists tested the Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson and Johnson vaccines.
Another One Bites the Dust
According to a 1999 Westward profile, Enyart, on his old TV show, ‘Bob Enyart Live’, would “gleefully read obituaries of AIDS sufferers while cranking ‘Another One Bites the Dust’ by Queen”.
Bob Enyart fought mask mandates and refused the vaccine. https://t.co/inDIyn85Rx
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) September 14, 2021
Bob Enyart Twitter
Bob Enyart’s demise sparked reactions on Twitter as people remembered his statements on Covid mandates. One person tweeted, “Conservative firebrand Bob Enyart, sued the state over mask mandates & limits in churches.”
“On his old TV show, he would “gleefully read obituaries of AIDS sufferers while cranking ‘Another One Bites the Dust’ by Queen. He’s the 5th conservative radio host to die from the hoax.”
Another said, “Right-wing TV and radio talk show host Bob Enyart has just died of covid. Enyart called for the death penalty for women who get abortions, mocked AIDS victims, and called for vaccine boycotts.”
Another user wrote, “Republicans are upset liberals are mocking Anti-Vax deaths He used to read lists of dead AIDS patients names while Queen’s Another One Bites The Dust played Republicans weren’t upset then”
Bob Enyart COVID Details
Williams concluded the post by asking fans to “pray for Enyart’s family during this difficult time.”
Enyart and his wife, Cheryl, had been hospitalized with COVID-19 for over a week, per a Sept. 3 Facebook post by Denver Bible Church, where the pundit had served as pastor since 2000, according to the Denver Post.
Conservative radio host Bob Enyart, who spread vaccine conspiracies, and who infamously mocked HIV/AIDS deceased by reading their obituaries while playing the song “Another One Bites the Dust”—has bitten the dust… #COVID19. The *5th radio host in 5 weeks*https://t.co/5fJPQUCJx1 pic.twitter.com/a7xkgOcvB3
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) September 14, 2021
Enyart and his wife had refused to get the jab.
He was also an outspoken opponent of homosexuality and gay rights.
Pastor Bob Enyart
On his old show, “Bob Enyart Live,” the host would “gleefully read obituaries of AIDS sufferers” while blasting the Queen song “Another One Bites the Dust,” according to Denver news outlet Westworld.
Despite Enyart’s passing after contracting COVID, Williams told 9News:
“I’m sure he would do the same thing all over again.”
What We Know So Far
Enyart, a one-time director of Colorado Right to Life, had even called for a boycott of the coronavirus jab “to further increase social tension and put pressure on the child killers,” 9News reported.
He had previously advocated the death penalty for women who opt to have abortions.