Bachelor, University Kentucky, 1946. Certified in illustration, Philadelphia College Art, 1949. Master of Arts in Art Education, East Tennessee State University, 1965.
Artist, Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, 1949-1953; artist-illustrator, Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, 1953-1959; instructor applied art, Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, 1959-1968; associate professor art, department chairman art, Baptist College Charleston (now named Charleston Southern U.), South Carolina., 1968-1987; retired, Baptist College Charleston (now named Charleston Southern U.), South Carolina. Advisor to yearbook Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, 1953-1958. Judge art exhibits, Nashville, Bristol and Charleston.
Member publicity committee Colony North Civic Club, North Charleston, since 1968. With United States Army, 1941-1943. Member Charleston Artist Guild (board directors 1975-1977, vice president 1976, chairman scholarship committee 1983-1985).
Married Vivian Paula Moore, September 2, 1950. Children: Joseph Marshall Junior, McDaniel Moore.