Honored teacher of the RS(I). Works as a teacher of drawing and painting. Has prepared many students for national competitions in drawing, his students became prominent architects, artists.
Vasiliy is now retired, lives with his wife Nadezhda Nikitichna in the village of Pavlovsk Megino-Kangalassky district of the Sakha Republic. Have 4 children and 9 grandchildren.
(Source: V. Okoneshnikov)