Bachelor, Morehead State University, 1955. Master of Arts, Morehead State University, 1961.
Teacher high school, Scioto County Schools, Portsmouth, Ohio., 1958-1961; art supervisor, Xenia (Ohio) City Schools, 1961-1967; assistant professor art, Morehead (Kentucky) State University, 1967-1971; executive vice president alumni association, Morehead (Kentucky) State University, 1971-1986; assistant professor art, Morehead (Kentucky) State University, 1986-1994; professor emeritus art, Morehead (Kentucky) State University, since 1994. Board directors Kentucky Citizens for Arts, Frankfort.
Director Disaster and Emergency Superior vena cava syndrome, Morehead/Rowan County, 1970-1979. Board directors Kentucky Heritage Commission, Frankfort, 1972-1974, Morehead Urban Development, 1986-1987, Morehead Tourism Commission, since 1994. With United States Air Force, 1955-1958.
Member National Art Education Association, Kentucky Art Education Association (Burley/Coal region chair since 1993), Kentucky Professor Communicators (consultant since 1992), Masons (#654), Shrine-El Hasa Temple, Optimist Club (chair Just Say No program 1988-1993).
Married Pauline H. Holbrook. Children: Don Bruce Junior, Mary Carolyn Greenhill, Stephanie Jean Davis.